Costas referred to the right-handed pitcher on the mound for the Guardians as Justin Bieber.
The broadcaster, nonetheless, made one “eenie-meenie” mistake: the Bieber throwing for Cleveland’s MLB group wasn’t singer Justin, it was Shane Bieber.
“Justin Bieber simply threw his 84th pitch,” Costas mistakenly mentioned within the backside of the sixth inning.
“Did I truly name Shane Bieber ‘Justin Bieber’? I vowed that might not occur. I’m certain it’s not the primary time it’s occurred in his life.”
The gaffe led to Ron Darling, who was within the broadcasting sales space with Costas, name-dropping a tune by the pop crooner.
You may take a look at a clip of the Bieber baseball blunder under.
It isn’t the primary time the 2 Biebers have been intertwined on ― or off ― the sphere.
The Guardians’ Bieber sported a “Not Justin” jersey throughout MLB Gamers’ Weekend in 2019, Cleveland.com reported.
The pop star was later noticed sporting a “Not Shane Bieber” jersey whereas out and about on a bike in California that yr, TMZ reported.
“I really feel like now we have a particular connection,” Justin replied.