The Boston Red Sox are set to be honored at the White House on Thursday, but a number of players and coaches have announced they would not be attending the ceremony with President Donald Trump.
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Manager Alex Cora confirmed Sunday that he wouldn’t be going due to concerns about the president’s handling of crises in his native Puerto Rico.
On Monday, Boston starting pitcher David Price highlighted a tweet from a Boston columnist, who wrote that with Cora skipping the visit, “basically it’s the white Sox who’ll be going” to meet the president.•.
Price is among the Red Sox players who have publicly stated they won’t attend.
Later, Price explained that he was trying to bring attention to the “insensitive tweet.”.
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Here’s a closer look at the members of the Red Sox who will and will not attend Thursday:.