Atlanta Braves pitcher Sean Newcomb lost a no-hitter with two strikes and two outs in the ninth inning on a single from the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Chris Taylor. It was pitch No. 134 for Newcomb.

And things got much worse for Newcomb within minutes of losing the no-hitter.

Many offensive — and especially homophobic — tweets from Newcomb were unearthed. The tweets are from 2011 and 2012. Newcomb turned 25 in June.

Some examples:

So, those tweets are bad. And how on earth did Newxcomb — or his agent, or someone in the Braves’ organization — not delete the tweets after we just went through this same situation with Josh Hader *12 days ago*?!

The tweets have since been deleted, but there hasn’t been a statement released from Newcomb or the Braves yet.

Update: Newcomb spoke to the media about the tweets.

Update II: The Braves released a statement on the tweets,

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