May 11, 2021

MLB Players Look Like Hypocrites For Attacking Mike Fiers and Commissioner Rob Manfred (Baseball Essential)


The Houston Astros’ cheating scandal has drawn outright anger from baseball fans and players alike. Both active and retired players have been extremely vocal about their frustrations with the Astros, as well as Major League Baseball’s handling of the entire situation.

Mike Fiers, who has been labeled as the “whistleblower” for being the first to openly speak about the Astros’ illegal sign-stealing scheme, has been the target of much of this criticism. Just a few days ago former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz spoke out against Fiers for his decision to expose the Astros when he did, going as far as to call Fiers a “snitch” for his actions.

“After you make your money, after you get your ring, you decide to talk about it?” Ortiz said Thursday at the Red Sox’s spring training camp in Fort Myers, Florida.

“You look like you’re a snitch. Why you gotta talk about it after? That’s my problem: Why nobody said anything while it was going on.”

Ortiz isn’t the only player to feel this way about Fiers. After all, it’s fair to point out that Fiers didn’t speak up about what the Astros were doing until after he left the team and collected his 2017…

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