Yu Darvish cracks jokes in aftermath of Christian Yelich tweet
Yu Darvish was on the receiving end of a pretty vicious tweet from Christian Yelich on Friday, but the Chicago Cubs pitcher is taking it in stride.
Darvish said that his picture was accidentally used as part of a Japanese news report about a hit-and-run victim — before joking, in retrospect, that perhaps that did happen to him after all.
Yesterday, the Japanese media accidentally used my picture in a news report about a hit and run incident where I was apparently the victim of the hit and run.
Ah..now that I think about it, I certainly was a victim of a hit and run yesterday.
— ダルビッシュ有(Yu Darvish) (@faridyu) November 16, 2019
Darvish is alluding to Yelich’s tweet ripping on the Cubs pitcher after Darvish replied to a tweet about the Brewers potentially stealing signs. Darvish has repeatedly said that there was no proof that the Brewers were engaged in sign-stealing, and has generally been cracking self-depreciating jokes ever since. If you’re going to be the victim of a tweet like that, it’s certainly not the worst way to take it.