The Houston Astros roughed up Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Yu Darvish for four runs in just 1 2/3 innings during Game 3 of the World Series on Friday night.

Houston’s first run came on a home run from Yuli Gurriel in the second inning, and when Gurriel came back to the dugout, the MLB international cameras caught him making what appears to be a slant-eye gesture mocking Darvish, who is half-Japanese and half-Iranian.

You can be sure that Gurriel will be asked about it after the game.

UPDATE: MLB plans to interview Gurriel and will consider discipline. Yu Darvish also spoke to the media and called the gesture “disrespectful” and “offensive to everybody.”

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  • George Fullerton

    Gurriel likely didn’t even graduate high school and was not brought up
    with any proper manners. Especially, if he came from dirt poor communist Cuba.
    Classless and lacking in morals. After growing up in proverty, some
    wealth makes the uneducated, arrogant and entitled. These are the type
    of Hispanics, Trump wants deported.