The controversy over the payment system in baseball MLB and the MiLB it has always been present and the players increasingly seek to raise their voices in the face of their disagreements. This Saturday September 18 Minor League players protested against their teams by not being satisfied with the payments and salaries they receive.
Players from Minor League (MiLB) branches of the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies protested during the day on Saturday to show their dissatisfaction with the salaries they consider insufficient.
At least 10 players from the Brooklyn Cyclones and Jersey Shore BlueClaws wore wrist bands with the hashtag #FairBall during the Class A-High game in New York.
“Minor league players have been severely underpaid and silenced for decades. Today we are using the bands to show our solidarity with every fan …,” Advocates for Minor Leaguers told the Associated Press.
Class A-High players earn a minimum of $ 500 a week and are only paid during the six months that the season runs, showing a contrast to other systems.
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