David Ross sounds off on Josh Winckowski’s Wrigley gibe

David Ross sounds off on Josh Winckowski’s Wrigley gibe

Cubs supervisor David Ross took subject with Crimson Sox pitcher Josh Winckowski’s Wrigley feedback.

After Winckowski performed his first sport on the MLB’s oldest ballpark Saturday and misplaced 3-1, he stated the oldest ballpark within the MLB didn’t maintain as much as the hype.

“Fenway type of has a presence to it. I actually didn’t get that right here, to be trustworthy,” Winckowski stated postgame. “I stated to my mother final night time, this place may be very inventory normal, should you ask me. I didn’t actually really feel something, to be trustworthy. It type of simply felt like one other ballpark.”

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Ross, who performed catcher for each the Crimson Sox and Cubs earlier than turning into Chicago’s present supervisor, didn’t shrink back from placing the rookie in his place.

“I don’t know what his life expertise is, however I respect this place quite a bit,” Ross stated. “I’ve received a number of historical past right here. This is likely one of the finest I’ve ever been round.”

“I’ve been a part of a World Sequence in each [Wrigley Field] and Fenway Park]… [Saturday] night time at Wrigley felt fairly superior. It was good to have followers on their toes, the ‘Go, Cubs, Go,’ packed home. It was enjoyable.

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“Fenway’s the identical… You stroll into it, similar to right here, stunning ballpark — a number of historical past there. Very comparable from my vantage level. Two wonderful ballparks and nice locations to play…”

Even together with his feedback, Winckowski, a former Mets prospect, has had a stable begin to the season, pitching a 3.12 ERA on three wins and two losses.

Ross even gave the rookie credit score, calling Winckowski a “fairly good pitcher” after his outing on Saturday.

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