“All of you 1-Three yr gamers on the market higher be taking note of what’s occurring in our recreation,” he wrote Saturday on Twitter. “You’re subsequent. @MLB.”
All of you 1-Three yr gamers on the market higher be taking note of what’s occurring in our recreation. You’re subsequent. @MLB
— Jake Arrieta (@JArrieta34) January 12, 2019
MLB has seen a big lower in free-agent contracts over the past two seasons, regardless of file income in 2018.
In February 2018 the MLB Gamers Affiliation filed grievances towards the Rays, Pirates, Athletics and Marlins for not spending cash allotted to them by the collective bargaining settlement on free brokers.
Arrieta, who gained the Nationwide League Cy Younger in 2015 and a World Sequence with the Cubs in 2016, signed a three-year, $75 million contract with the Phillies in 2018. He can decide out of the deal after subsequent season.
The MLB has not seen a piece stoppage since 1994. It is the longest working main sports activities league within the U.S. to go with out a stoppage.
Arrieta tallied a 10-11 file with a 3.96 ERA in 31 begins in his first season with Philadelphia. He struck out 138 batters and walked 57 in 172 2/Three innings on the mound.