Crikey. The Miami Marlins issued an apology on Monday after invoking the of death of “Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin in a playful back and forth on Twitter with the Tampa Bay Rays.
After Tampa Bay’s 7-2 victory over Miami on Sunday, the two team’s official Twitter accounts took a few swings at each other over the outcome of the series.
However, then things took a turn after the Marlins used Tampa Bay’s mascot against them.
“You’re literally the animal that killed Steve Irwin,” the Miami Marlins wrote in all caps. “Log off.”
Flip the Pages to see the Tweet and Apology: