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Fiers was the whistleblower regarding the Astros illegal use of technology to steal signs. The right-hander went on the record to The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal and Evan Drellich about the sign-stealing scheme last November. After Gattis sent out the tweet, the 2017 World Series champion seemingly walked back his perceived insult against Fiers.
For the record I have zero bad feelings towards Fiers. We have actually texted and I hoped he didn’t get too much hate/ (actual scary hate mail, threats etc.) he was our teammate. I just thought the glass was funny— Evan Gattis (@BulldogBeing) March 28, 2020
"For the record I have zero bad feelings towards Fiers," Gattis wrote in a tweet. "We have actually texted and I hoped he didn't get too much hate/ (actual scary hate mail, threats etc.) he was our teammate. I just thought the glass was funny"
The way the “public” feels about us cheating is how I felt when I at least assumed that other people were cheating against us. No excuses. But I understand everyone’s anger. Doesn’t exactly put humpty dumpty back together again.— Evan Gattis (@BulldogBeing) March 28, 2020
If we go off of Gattis' follow-up to the image he tweeted, it doesn't seem he agrees with the sentiment of the message from his original tweet. But, it's a message that's been unfortunately used against Fiers, and for his trouble, he's received death threats and the ire of some former players, like and .