Trevor Bauer Rob Manfred regarding the reported changes to the league’s postseason with a scathing tweet on Monday. For good measure, the Cincinnati Reds right-hander sat down for a nearly seven-minute long rant on the state of the league.
Set off by the that would involve more wild card teams, an extra round and a selection show, Bauer used the angst to shift the conversation to MLB’s lack of media proclivity, which he feels is at the root of hindering the growth of the game.
Indeed, MLB has a stringent social media policy when it comes to sharing highlights. Bauer made the point that while Steph Curry’s 3-pointers flood timelines, Mike Trout’s home-run-stealing catch takes a while to reach the same social media platforms.
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