Danny Vietti (@DannyVietti )

Danny Vietti

Bio Social Media, Writer @CBSSportsMLB • Washed-up thrower of the baseball (80-poo crew) • Listen to the @FBTpod every Wednesday in January
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iPhone : LeMahieu deal with Yankees expected to be 4-5 years and $85M-$90M, source tells The Athletic. Sides were still discussing a variety of structures last night. On it: @JonMorosi.

iPhone : "Owners live on a different planet. They're just not relatable. These guys just don't live in our universe. I think our owner is a pretty down-to-earth guy. But, one thing I've learned is billionaires are gonna do whatever they want.”

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iPhone : There’s a correlation between how organizations treat their minor leaguers and the success they have in the big-leagues.

“The Dodgers, Astros, Indians, theyre always competitive because theyve taken responsibilities of the lives and livelihoods of their players.”

-Jeremy Wolf

iPhone : The strength and conditioning people basically sent a link to us to buy our own kettlebells, TRX, and all that kind of stuff. An absurd amount of money...And Im like, I dont even think you guys have given me enough money to buy this.

-Anonymous minor league pitcher

iPhone : If you want my honest truth, my expectations are so low that there was not one thing that surprised me because I didnt expect them to pay me when I wasnt playing.”

-Dodgers outfielder, Andrew Shaps

iPhone : Anonymous MLB executive:

“I think that our organization genuinely cares about people, genuinely cares about players, but we still are guilty of what the whole industry is guilty of, and that is underpaying players and giving them bad accommodations.”

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iPhone : MiLB players have been mistreated by the league for years. The pandemic has only made it even more cruel. twitter.com/dannyvietti/st…

iPhone : "It was team after team after team saying they were gonna pay, and the Angels were just silent for the most part. And then, basically because everybody else did, they [paid us].”

The life of a Minor League Baseball player amid a global pandemic ⤵️ cbssports.com/mlb/news/how-m…