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Ex-Yankees pitcher David Wells places tape over Nike brand on Yankees uniform: ‘I hate Nike’

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Former New York Yankees gamers as soon as once more returned to the Bronx for the seventy fifth version of the workforce’s annual Outdated Timers’ Day.

David Wells, who was a member of the 1998 Yankees World Sequence champion workforce, arrived at Yankee Stadium with a noticeable alteration to his jersey – a bit of tape. The tape in query was positioned over the jersey’s Nike brand.

Wells was requested in regards to the piece of tape, and he proceeded to make his emotions in regards to the sports activities attire large clear. “I hate Nike.” Wells additionally prompt that if he weren’t retired from Main League Baseball, he would have reduce the brand out of the jersey.

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Former pitcher and present tv broadcaster David Wells throughout batting follow earlier than the beginning of New York Yankees MLB sport towards the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre on June 4, 2019, in Toronto, Canada. (Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Pictures)

Wells additionally argued that he wouldn’t be the one participant strolling round with a gap in his jersey in lieu of the Nike swoosh.

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Wells weighed in on the Yankees season, putting blame on the gamers. “I do not care how a lot cash you make, ship a message to him, and let him go sit down [in Triple-A] and give it some thought,” he stated.

The Yankees at present sit in final place within the American League East division with a 70-71 file.

The Yankees had been enjoying nicely in Could and early June and had a file nicely above .500, however the workforce started to say no after that time. The toe harm to reigning American League MVP Aaron Choose seemingly factored into New York’s drop-off. Choose returned to the lineup final month following a prolonged absence.

David Wells tips his cap

Former New York Yankee David Wells ideas his cap to the followers previous to throwing the ceremonial first pitch of a sport between the Yankees and the Minnesota Twins at Yankee Stadium on April 23, 2018, within the Bronx borough of New York Metropolis. The Yankees defeated the Twins 14-1.  (Jim McIsaac/Getty Pictures)

Elsewhere, at Outdated Timers’ Day, Yankees Derek Jeter made his long-awaited debut on Saturday. The previous workforce captain wore his famed “No. 2” uniform because the twenty fifth anniversary of the 1998 World Sequence championship workforce was honored.

“That’s a giant deal. It’s Derek Jeter,” Yankees supervisor Aaron Boone, who additionally performed with Jeter, stated on Friday earlier than the Yankees’ 8-2 loss to the Brewers

“Fairly cool, fairly cool. Bought to see him a few occasions this 12 months, however will probably be good to have him right here tomorrow. I do know clearly the fan base goes to be fairly juiced about it, and admittedly, all of our gamers. But in addition I understand how significant it’s to all the alumni and all the former Yankees gamers that come and have at the present time circled on their calendars.”

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The Yankees may quickly see their streak of 30 consecutive profitable seasons come to an finish. The workforce’s postseason likelihood is additionally on life assist.

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