The Washington Post reported Tuesday reliever Brandon Kintzler was traded to the Cubs because he was a negative anonymous leak in the Nationals’ clubhouse.Kintzler addre sed the rumorWednesday in Chicago.I just want to get my name clear,” Kintzler told reporters, https://www.yankeesedges.com/new-york-yankees/mickey-mantle-jersey via the Athletic.”I don’t want my character being questioned. I work hard to be a very good teammate. That’s something I’ve learned coming up from Trevor Hoffman.”Brandon Kintzler responds to perception of him as a divisive presence/leak in #Nationals clubhouse: I just want to get my name clear. I don’t want my character being questioned. I work hard to be a very good teammate. That’s something I’ve learned coming up from Trevor Hoffman.” Patrick Mooney (@PJ_Mooney) August 2, 2018he Nationals, who gave up a fair amount to get Kintzlerat the 2017 MLB trade deadline, gave away the 34-year-old to the Cubs for a Single-A prospect despite a 3.59 ERA in 42 2/3 innings pitched.The Post’s report stated the reason for the le ser return was the club’s belief that Kintzler was part Didi Gregorius Jersey of a negative situation the clubhouse.Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he had heard no such reports about the 2017 American League All-Star.You always have to consider the source,” Maddon told reporters, via the Athletic.”I could tell you this: I’m pretty confident that the due diligence that we did really contradicts everything that was written. I’m satisfied with that. And furthermore, I’m looking forward to meeting Brandon and just developing our relationship here.Everything I’ve heard is kind of like the opposite of everything written.Kintzler appreciated the support from his new ballclub.”They did their due diligence,” he told reporters.”That’s cool to see that they want to do their homework, know who they were getting. I respect that, for sure. It’s good that people back me up. That shows that everything I’ve done in this game over the years Paul O’Neill Jersey has paid off.