(CNN)San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler responded Tuesday to criticism from President Donald Trump after he and members of the team took a knee during the national anthem before a game this week.
Giants manager says 'nothing more patriotic than peaceful protests' after Trump criticizes team for kneeling during national anthem
"My response is I don't see it as disrespect at all,'' Kapler said.
"I see nothing more American than standing up for what you believe in. I see nothing more patriotic than peaceful protests when things are frustrating and upsetting," Kapler said.