Detroit Tigers' Torii Hunter Is Upset with Celebrating Boston Bullpen Cop

Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistOctober 14, 2013

By now, many have seen the police officer who celebrated David Ortiz's game-tying grand slam in the bottom of the eighth inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. It has become an iconic image, but Detroit Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter wasn't a fan of the cop.

In case you missed it, here's the clutch homer:


Update: Oct. 15, 1 a.m. ET

Hunter took to Twitter on Monday to clarify his comments:

The veteran outfielder is known for joking around, so it's no surprise that he was having fun with the situation.

---End of update---'s Anthony Castrovince tweeted out quotes from Hunter:

Here's what Hunter tweeted earlier on Monday:

It's understandable that Hunter was upset given that it had to be a painful experience. He's not happy with how the cop didn't help him, but his team's 6-5 loss makes it even worse.

Hat tip to For The Win for the find.