MLB investigating slur on eye black

Updated: September 18, 2012, 11:26 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

Major League Baseball is investigating reports that Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar wore eye black displaying a gay slur written in Spanish during a recent game.

At least one photo taken by Getty Images shows Escobar wearing the eye black with the slur during Saturday's game against the Boston Red Sox.

Getty Images confirmed the photo's authenticity to ESPN.com's Keith Law.

MLB spokesman Pat Courtney confirmed to ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick and The Associated Press that ...

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