Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling is honored before a game between the Red Sox and the Atlanta Braves on May 28, 2014 in Boston.
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March 3, 2015 1:16 PM EST

The New York Yankees have fired a part-time ticket seller who allegedly sent vulgar tweets about the daughter of former MLB pitcher Curt Schilling, according to NJ Advance Media.

Last week, Schilling sent out a tweet congratulating his daughter, Gabby, who will be a member of the softball team at Salve Regina University in Newport, RI next year.

On Sunday, Schilling published a blog post detailing how he received many vulgar and sexually explicit responses about his daughter. Schilling posted screencaps of several of the tweets, focusing on two of the men in particular and giving identifying features.

The Dennis and Callahan Show of WEEI later identified one of the men as Yankees employee Sean MacDonald.

The team’s director of communications, Jason Zillo, told NJ Advance Media that MacDonald was hired in January and had worked about 18 hours over four days so far before being fired on Monday.

“We have zero tolerance for anything like this,” Zillo said. “We’ve terminated him.”

In his blog post, Schilling explained why he decided to screencap and call out the people who sent the tweets.

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