Kenney wasn’t the only politician to show support for the Eagles.
The NFLPA also released a statement Tuesday expressing their disappointment in the cancelled event, saying NFL players love their country, support our troops, give back to their communities and strive to make America a better place.
Despite the backlash, Trump stood by his decision and reiterated his thoughts on the anthem protests later Monday and into Tuesday.
Font (0-3) gave up two runs and two hits while striking out five in 2 1/3 innings in his first major league start. He became the 13th pitcher to start a game for the Rays this season.
An error on third baseman Kyle Seager — Seattle’s first error in 16 games — gave the Rays a scoring opportunity in the third, but Gonzales struck out Matt Duffy with the bases loaded to end it.
Mariners first-base coach Chris Prieto was ejected by hime-plate umpire David Rackley in the middle of the ninth inning.
Mariners: RHP Juan Nicasio was placed on the 10-day disabled list with swelling in his right knee. … RHP Dan Altavilla was also placed on the 10-day DL and returned to Seattle to have doctors check the tightness in his right forearm. … RHP Nick Vincent (strained right groin) will pitch one inning in a rehab assignment this weekend.
Rookies Gleyber Torres and Miguel Andujar also homered at Citi Field, ensuring the Empire State Building would be sparkling in Yankees team colors. They have won four in a row overall and nine of 10.
The Yanks own baseball’s best record (42-18) and lead with 103 home runs on pace to break the major league mark of 264 hit by the Seattle Mariners in 1997. The Mets, meanwhile rank near the bottom with 62.
On a night when every run scored on a homer, the team with the power-packed lineup from top to bottom launched the winning longball.
Who are you going to try to go after? Judge said. It’s kind of fun to watch.
The Mets built a 3-0 lead on first-inning homers by Todd Frazier and Asdrubal Cabrera, but still lost their eighth in a row their longest skid since an 11-game slide in 2004.
I felt all night like we were going to win a game tonight, manager Mickey Callaway said.