Cubs: Willson Contreras, Yu Darvish unhappy with Rob Manfred

Yu Darvish (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)
Yu Darvish (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images) /

The Chicago Cubs’ Yu Darvish, Willson Contreras, and others are unhappy with Rob Manfred–and they’re not hiding it.

Well. The Chicago Cubs aren’t happy with Rob Manfred. Especially Willson Contreras and Yu Darvish. Contreras on Twitter quoted ‘What a JOKE.’ And Darvish added, ‘What percent chance is it right now?’ on Twitter, as well. Needless to say, they aren’t happy at all.

Right now, under the terms reached between owners and players, the league can establish a date with a prorated salary. The players fear there would be 50 games or fewer, and they would file a grievance stating that the league wasn’t acting in good faith.

No fans in the stands. Revenues are taking big hits because of the COVID-19 virus. But the players? They have steadfastly refused to move on the agreement reached in March. The players have their standards. The owners have theirs. Who will win? Unfortunately, it looks to come down to the wire–and that’s without a work stoppage not seen since 1994.

The Cubs’ Jason Kipnis had a question for the best commissioner in sports.

And Alec Mills? Well, he echoed the thoughts of players through MLBPA.

Manfred? Well, what can you say? It’s possible that he could grab them by the nape of the neck them figure it out. But that’s not good. The owners would have their needs–the players their own. But Manfred needs to go.

Walking back on the ‘100% we will play,’ to the ‘Unfortunately, I can’t tell you that I’m 100 percent that’s going to happen?’ Those two numbers don’t add up. Fire Manfred, that’s all I can say. At least before the CBA. He represented the owners during the last CBA. Fire him. He’s got the owners in his ‘back pocket’, and that’s not good.

Canceling the season would be horrible for MLB. COVID-19 pandemic and no baseball? I understand there wouldn’t be any fans. Not having a baseball season? I just can’t wrap my head around it. I just can’t.

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And Steven Souza wrapped it up with Tweet.

Well, can we? Seriously.