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MLB gamers miffed at sport’s new see-through pants

Updated [hour]:[minute] [AMPM] [timezone], [monthFull] [day], [year]   PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — MLB’s new uniform reveal hasn’t gone very well. Now some of the rampant criticism has moved below the belt. Major League Baseball Players Association deputy executive director Bruce Meyer confirmed on Thursday that the organization is relaying concerns from players to MLB about

MLB gamers miffed at sport’s new see-through pants



 

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — MLB’s new uniform reveal hasn’t gone very nicely. Now a few of the rampant criticism has moved under the belt.

Main League Baseball Gamers Affiliation deputy govt director Bruce Meyer confirmed on Thursday that the group is relaying issues from gamers to MLB in regards to the new pants, that are considerably see-through. The complaints — first reported by ESPN — are part of broader scorn for the new uniforms, that are designed by Nike and manufactured by Fanatics.

“I do know everybody hates them,” Phillies shortstop Trea Turner stated final week. “All of us appreciated what we had. We perceive enterprise, however I believe everybody wished to maintain it the identical method, for essentially the most half, with some tweaks right here or there.”

MLB officers say the brand new uniforms enhance mobility by offering 25% extra stretch and in addition will dry 28% quicker. The lettering, sleeve emblems and numbering are much less cumbersome in an try to make uniforms extra breathable and cozy.

Commissioner Rob Manfred beforehand stated he expects criticism to fade, however that was earlier than the below-the-belt complaints.

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Los Angeles Dodgers designated hitter Shohei Ohtani, left, and starting pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto pose for a photo during a spring training baseball photo day on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Los Angeles Dodgers designated hitter Shohei Ohtani, left, and beginning pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto pose for a photograph throughout a spring coaching baseball picture day on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024, in Phoenix. (AP Photograph/Ashley Landis)

Some MLB gamers don’t know in the event that they like the brand new pants — as a result of they don’t have them but. The San Diego Padres performed their first spring coaching recreation in opposition to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday in final 12 months’s pants.

Veteran pitcher Joe Musgrove wasn’t positive when the Padres have been alleged to get their new pants.

“Hopefully by Opening Day,” Musgrove stated. “We tried stuff on final 12 months, we tried stuff on once more in spring, however the samples they gave us, they didn’t have the right size for anyone, so it’s onerous to gauge in the event that they match proper or not.”

Musgrove shrugged off the controversy, saying that it was removed from an important factor he’s frightened about this spring, even when it’s a bit annoying.

“Pants are pants — we’re going to put on them,” he stated. “In the event that they don’t match proper, you’ll cope with it.”

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