Baseball fan Trump bragged in a tweet on Monday that the Boston Red Sox’s recent wins were a result of the team’s visit to the White House last week, an event that many players, including the team manager, opted to skip.
Has anyone noticed that all the Boston @RedSox have done is WIN since coming to the White House! Others also have done very well. The White House visit is becoming the opposite of being on the cover of Sports Illustrated! By the way, the Boston players were GREAT guys!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 13, 2019
The team visited the White House on Thursday. A handful of players decided to forgo the ceremony. Red Sox manager Alex Cora, a native of Puerto Rico, said he decided to not attend in protest of Trump’s handling of the devastation in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.