UPDATE: Marlins Player Lewis Brinson Wasn’t Called The N-Word After Initial Claims He Was

Lewis Brinson (Credit: Screenshot/Twitter Video https://twitter.com/MiamiMarlins_UK/status/1424496431965118467)

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UPDATE: The Rockies have officially confirmed Brinson wasn’t called a racial slur.

A fan appeared to yell the n-word at Miami Marlins player Lewis Brinson during a Sunday game, but things might not be as simple as they look.

During a game between the Rockies and Marlins, a fan appeared to be picked up on the TV broadcast shouting the n-word while Brinson was batting. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

You can watch the video below.

Following the incident, ESPN reported that the Rockies are investigating the situation and the team released the following statement:

The Colorado Rockies are disgusted at the racial slur by a fan directed at the Marlins’ Lewis Brinson during the ninth inning of today’s game. Although the subject was not identified prior to the end of the game, the Rockies are still investigating this incident. The Rockies have zero tolerance for any form of racism or discrimination, and any fan using derogatory language of any kind will be ejected and banned from Coors Field.

However, in a video circulating on Twitter, it appeared like the fan might have been signaling the mascot instead. You can watch it below and decide for yourself.

This obviously would have been a disgusting situation if he truly said the n-word and not one team would have tolerated it. If you’re going to shout racial slurs, then you have no business attending sporting events.

However, we now know that didn’t happen.

Hopefully, the Rockies are able to get to the bottom of what happened and deal with it accordingly.

*This post has been updated to reflect the latest information and the fact no racial slur was said.