Trevor Bauer has new beef with MLB over alleged family attendance rules

Adella Miesner

Trevor Bauer has never been shy about taking on Major League Baseball, and the Cincinnati Reds pitcher was at it again on Monday. © David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Trevor Bauer is fighting MLB again. Bauer took aim at MLB and suggested that the league is not […]

Trevor Bauer has never been shy about taking on Major League Baseball, and the Cincinnati Reds pitcher was at it again on Monday.



a baseball player throwing a pitch: Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Trevor Bauer is fighting MLB again.


© David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports
Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Trevor Bauer is fighting MLB again.

Bauer took aim at MLB and suggested that the league is not allowing the families of players on designated road teams to attend playoff games.

MLB hasn’t announced anything specific policy-wise on this. Players will be allowed to bring their families into the bubble, but the league had not clarified any rules about them attending games. Bauer seems to have been told that home players will have families attending games, but visiting families will not.

If true, Bauer is definitely right about the silliness of the rule. Limiting attendance makes sense, but doing it based on this doesn’t really hold up when home and away team status is just a designation in the bubble. MLB hasn’t clarified this policy publicly, though.

Bauer has never been afraid to call out the league. This is yet another example of that.

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