On Monday evening, the Major League Baseball Twitter account went off on fans for not supporting San Francisco Giants players and coaches who knelt for the National Anthem before their baseball game.

The fans were upset that Jaylin Davis, Mike Yastrzemski, Austin Slater, two coaches and a the manager decided to disrespect the flag and kneel for the National Anthem.

“Several Giants, including manager Gabe Kapler, first-base coach Antoan Richardson, hitting coach Justin Viele and outfielders Jaylin Davis, Mike Yastrzemski, and Austin Slater, took a knee during the national anthem before Monday’s exhibition game in Oakland,” MLB.com reported Monday. “Shortstop Brandon Crawford stood between Davis and Richardson and put his hand on their shoulders in a show of support.”

“I did that because I wanted them to know I wasn’t pleased with the way our country has handled police brutality,” Kapler said to the media. “I told them I wanted to amplify their voices, and I wanted to amplify the voices of the Black community and marginalized communities as well.”

The kneeling was not accepted for many fans who then decided to speak out on the matter online. They were met with the official MLB Twitter account which is clearly being ran by progressive liberals.

One fan unloaded on the players, saying, “the national anthem is sang for our military not our law enforcement firstly. You kneel you’re disrespecting your military. Yes black lives matter, kneeling for the national is showing complete lack of respect for out men and women fighting for your freedom,” the MLB then fired back, “It has never been about the military or the flag. The players and coaches are using their platforms to peacefully protest.”

On Monday evening, the Major League Baseball Twitter account went off on fans for not supporting San Francisco Giants players and coaches who knelt for the National Anthem before their baseball game.

The fans were upset that Jaylin Davis, Mike Yastrzemski, Austin Slater, two coaches and a the manager decided to disrespect the flag and kneel for the National Anthem.

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“Several Giants, including manager Gabe Kapler, first-base coach Antoan Richardson, hitting coach Justin Viele and outfielders Jaylin Davis, Mike Yastrzemski, and Austin Slater, took a knee during the national anthem before Monday’s exhibition game in Oakland,” MLB.com reported Monday. “Shortstop Brandon Crawford stood between Davis and Richardson and put his hand on their shoulders in a show of support.”

“I did that because I wanted them to know I wasn’t pleased with the way our country has handled police brutality,” Kapler said to the media. “I told them I wanted to amplify their voices, and I wanted to amplify the voices of the Black community and marginalized communities as well.”

The kneeling was not accepted for many fans who then decided to speak out on the matter online. They were met with the official MLB Twitter account which is clearly being ran by progressive liberals.

One fan unloaded on the players, saying, “the national anthem is sang for our military not our law enforcement firstly. You kneel you’re disrespecting your military. Yes black lives matter, kneeling for the national is showing complete lack of respect for out men and women fighting for your freedom,” the MLB then fired back, “It has never been about the military or the flag. The players and coaches are using their platforms to peacefully protest.”

This comment by the MLB is simply untrue considering the kneeling movement was started by former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick who specifically said that kneeling WAS about the flag.

Other fans started noticing how unhinged the MLB Twitter account was becoming and started to call them out for it but the MLB didn’t stop.

“pllllleeeeaaaseeee stop posting things like this. yes black lives do indeed matter. but it’s a polarizing topic. keep politics out of baseball!” said another fan.

“Supporting human rights is not political,” the MLB account replied.

“Quit bringing all this political bs into sports! You are there to play a game not to be a politician, play the game,” a different fan said.

“Supporting our players and supporting equality is not political,” MLB replied.

President Trump even commented on the kneeling from sports players on Tuesday morning, tweeting: “Looking forward to live sports, but any time I witness a player kneeling during the National Anthem, a sign of great disrespect for our Country and our Flag, the game is over for me!”

Check out what the Daily Wire reported:

Major League Baseball is allowing kneeling protests as a way of expressing solidarity with the national anti-racism protests that took place following the death of George Floyd in the custody of Minneapolis police. Kapler, though, is not the first person affiliated with the MLB to take a knee. Oakland A’s catcher, Bruce Maxwell, knelt in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick back in 2017, per NBC Sports.

At that time, MLB issued a statement distancing itself from Maxwell’s statement but expressing support for his freedom of speech. Maxwell received “minimal support” for his actions, per the New York Post, and no other player in the league knelt that season.