The 2019-2020 Major League Baseball offseason has been mired with controversy, scandals, and blockbuster transactions. It has been the wildest rollercoaster of emotions that baseball fans have experienced in a long time, and the ride took yet another sharp turn on Tuesday night.
In a video produced and published by Momentum, a YouTube channel that was co-founded by Trevor Bauer himself, the Cincinnati Reds right-hander openly expressed his frustration with MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred and his handling of the game thus far through his tenure.
This video comes on the heels of Bauer openly criticizing Manfred’s proposed changes to MLB’s playoff format that was reported on Monday.
No idea who made this new playoff format proposal, but Rob is responsible for releasing it, so I’ll direct this to you, Rob Manfred. Your proposal is absurd for too many reasons to type on twitter and proves you have absolutely no clue about baseball. You’re a joke.
— Trevor Bauer (@BauerOutage) February 11, 2020
Manfred’s playoff proposal was met with sweeping disapproval from many players and media alike, but Bauer’s response…