Diamondbacks owner Ken Kendrick sent hostile email to former Arizona attorney general, and got him fired, over Twitter criticism – The Athletic

Former Arizona attorney general Grant Woods says Diamondbacks owner Ken Kendrick threatened him via email before he was fired from the Gallagher & Kennedy law firm in Phoenix after Woods criticized Kendrick on Twitter. Woods provided The Athletic with an email he had received from Kendrick to support his claims.

In the email copied to G&K chief executive Dean Short and board member Tim Brown, Kendrick called Woods “an arrogant asshole” and said that if the firm’s namesake, Mike Kennedy, “were still with us, he would kick you out “. the company. “(G&K has represented the Diamondbacks as a general outside advisor since Major League Baseball awarded the ownership group an expansion franchise in 1995.) Kendrick also wrote that Woods” should expect a very unfortunate outcome “if their ways went should ever cross.

Through a team spokesperson, Kendrick declined to comment.

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