Pete Rose trolls Shohei Ohtani amid gambling scandal: ‘I wish I’d had an interpreter’

Pete Rose trolls Shohei Ohtani amid gambling scandal: ‘I wish I’d had an interpreter’

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March 27, 2024 2:13 PM

Former Cincinnati Reds player and manager Pete Rose, who is banned from baseball for gambling on games while playing and managing, isn’t buying the reason MLB player Shohei Ohtani paid $4.5 million to a bookmaker.

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The Los Angeles Dodgers star said his interpreter stole it to pay his own gambling debts.

While sitting next to a man who identified himself as Matt Thrash in what appeared to be a sports bar, Rose wanted to chime in on the Ohtani situation and said on a video that was replayed on the social media site X, “Well, back in the 70s and 80s, I wish I’d had an interpreter. I’d be scot-free.”