SJ - June 2, 2021
Moneyball strikes again! Don't pay your players, don't win anything or even provide your minor leaguers with a decent postgame meal. Pictures of a recent postgame meal given to A's minor leaguers have surfaced and they're beyond sad.
Players in the Oakland A’s organization shared these photos of their recent post-game meals.
No employer would serve these meals to employees they care about. Why are the A’s serving them to their future Major Leaguers? pic.twitter.com/cIFqiPg6iX
— Advocates for Minor Leaguers (@MiLBAdvocates) June 1, 2021
The pictures went viral and the meals given to the A's minor leaguers were immediately compared to those given out at the failed "Fyre Fest."
Fyre Festival II: Minor League Boogaloo https://t.co/mHE2zyBNbX
— Jay Jaffe (@jay_jaffe) June 1, 2021
Seriously? This is the cheese sandwich that sank the Fyre Festival pic.twitter.com/Gkb9ulvB95
— Russell Grace (@RussellGraceIR) June 1, 2021
"The Oakland A's postgame spread, sponsored by Fyre Festival!" https://t.co/Wm0Lz3EyYX
— rev recluse (@revRecluse) June 2, 2021
I got friends in prison that eat better than this. And before the non athletes say “suck it up, you’re in the minors” these guys are ATHLETES!! Athletes require proper fuel. This ain’t it. Not asking for Ruth Chris but damn!! https://t.co/SGcDKcf38V
— 10 (@SimplyAJ10) June 2, 2021
Have no worries the A's president, after placing the blame on a third party vendor, says the franchise is going to "redouble our efforts to provide the best options for our team at every level."
This was totally unacceptable. When we found out several weeks ago we terminated the third party vendor. We apologize to our players, staff, and coaches. We will redouble our efforts to provide the best options for our team at every level. https://t.co/yPzVWiCx1D
— Dave Kaval (@DaveKaval) June 2, 2021
Redouble? Cleary they didn't double their efforts the first time around.
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