The Unfortunate Defense of Trevor Bauer

The article discusses Mookie Betts’ defense of Trevor Bauer, who was suspended for violating MLB’s domestic violence and sexual assault policy. Betts expressed his support for Bauer in an interview with the Los Angeles Times, but the author criticizes his stance, arguing that there are more worthy causes to speak up for. The article emphasizes the serious nature of Bauer’s violations and questions Betts’ decision to publicly support him. Ultimately, it calls on Betts to use his platform to lift up those who are more deserving of his advocacy.