Major League Baseball players will be enjoying the opportunity to wear weird shoes, lavish accessories and unusual uniforms as part of the “Players Weekend.” As a result, Chicago Cubs reliever Carl Edwards Jr. has elected to keep things in-hpouse — Well, kind of…
The fact that he is a second-generation Carl opened the door to free advertising for a particular fast-food chain. You can probably see where this is going:
— Cj Edwards (@CEdwardsSBS) August 26, 2017
The restaurant chain that shares with Hardee’s will receive a nice boost in the Chicago and Philadelphia areas, with the Phillies hosting the Cubs. A not-so-subtle endorsement pitch from the third-year bullpen arm.