July 26, 2021

Max Scherzer tweets: “No reason to engage with MLB in any further compensation reductions…” (Federal Baseball)


Max Scherzer is the Washington Nationals’ union representative, he’s been a member of the Major League Baseball Players Association’s eight-member executive subcommittee since 2018, elected by his peers to represent the players, and in that role, he’s been working with MLBPA Executive Director Tony Clark and MLB as they try to come to an agreement on how they can make a 2020 season happen. So, his response to Major League Baseball’s proposal on how to handle the financial end amid the coronavirus pandemic carries a lot of weight, as numerous reporters noted tonight, shortly after the 35-year-old, 12-year veteran tweeted the following incendiary missive (which was just his third tweet since October of 2018):

That part about there being, “… no reason to engage with MLB in any further compensation reductions,” and the line about there being, “… no justification to accept a [second] pay cut,” and the last bit about how, “… MLB’s economic strategy would completely change if all documentation were to become public information,” yeah, that will all launch a thousand articles before you wake up in the morning.

Scherzer decided to make his own feelings…

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