Sports Illustrated’s Stephanie Apstein reported that during the Houston Astros’ pennant celebration, Assistant General Manager Brandon Taubman turned to a group of female reporters and repeatedly shouted, “Thank God we got Osuna! I’m so f------ glad we got Osuna!” Multiple other outlets—including the Houston Chronicle and Yahoo! Sports—have corroborated SI's reporting. The Astros declined to comment before SI published its story, but in a statement released after publication, the team called the article "misleading" and accused SI of attempting to "fabricate a story." The Astros did not deny Taubman's comments, but said he was "supporting the player during a difficult time." Sports Illustrated’s Stephanie Apstein joined Robin Lundberg to discuss her reporting.
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