MLB Players Are Fed Up With Lockout; Bryce Harper Contacts Japan’s Yomiuri Giants

MLB Players Fed Up With Lockout Bryce Harper Contacts Yomiuri Giants

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  • Major League Baseball player have been very active on social media complaining about the owners’ lack of willingness to negotiate.
  • Among them is Bryce Harper who is so fed up with the lockout that he contacted Japan’s Yomiuri Giants on social media.
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According to Major League Baseball’s team owners, Monday, Feb. 28 was the drop dead date for a new collective bargaining agreement with the players or else the opening of the regular season is going to be delayed.

So, because baseball’s gonna baseball, the owners and MLB’s inept commissioner Rob Manfred failed to come to any sort of agreement with the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) on Monday.

As a result, the MLBPA announced that since there thus far has been no Spring Training this year they have organized a “fully staffed” stadium and facility for players to train in Mesa, Arizona, reports MLB writer Robert Murray.

Some players, however, appear to have other ideas for playing some baseball this year, and it includes baseball leagues in other countries.

Bryce Harper, for one, sent out a message on social media to Japan’s Yomiuri Giants, writing, “Aye @yomiuri.giants you up? Got some time to kill. I know you got @borascorp number. Let’s talk.”

Think Harper, the 2021 National League MVP, is joking? He might be, but he also has every right to actually go and do it.

MLB players like Bryce Harper are allowed to play in other leagues during a lockout

Braves pitcher Luke Jackson sent out a tweet to Toros De Tijuana.

Yankees slugger Joey Gallo took a more conventional route, creating a new LinkedIn profile, complete with a list of hilarious “special skills.”

Basically, like the fans want, Major League Baseball players just want to be able to play some dang games.