Gibbons on Donaldson: ‘I Love the Guy to Death – He’s Got Some Nice Smelling Cologne’

Is there any beef between Josh Donaldson and John Gibbons? In a word – no. Absolutely not. Gibby and Donaldson are all good, folks.

From an onlooker’s perspective, their spat in the dugout on Wednesday afternoon in New York probably looked a lot worse than it actually was.

Considering that Jonathan Papelbon throttled his teammate Bryce Harper last year, one can deduct from Josh Donaldson and John Gibbons’ altercation that the two were at odds with each other. But it turns out that’s anything but.


John Gibbons spoke to MLB Network Radio about his altercation with Josh Donaldson, and it sounds like the two have all but buried the hatchet.

John Gibbons all but debunked any reports of a rift between him and Josh Donaldson:

“I love the guy to death. In all honesty, Josh has got some nice smelling cologne.”

Ian Hunter

Ian has been writing about the Toronto Blue Jays since 2007. He enjoyed the tail-end of the Roy Halladay era and vividly remembers the Alex Rodriguez "mine" incident. He'll also retell the story of Game 5 of the 2015 ALDS to his kids for the next 20 years.