Cubs’ Jake Arrieta gets political on Twitter, gets Theo Epstein’s attention

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Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta is letting his Twitter followers know how he feels about the election results.

Wednesday morning he tweeted, “Time for Hollywood to pony up and head for the border #illhelpyoupack #beatit.”

That’s referring to the celebrities who supported Hillary Clinton and said they would leave the country if she lost.

Cubs President Theo Epstein had supported the Clinton Campaign and donated to the cause.

“I’m still processing,” said Epstein, when Chicago Tribune’s Paul Sullivan asked for a comment.

“I believe in the First Amendment. But I also believe we should be mindful of how other people feel,” said Epstein.

Arrieta’s agent, Scott Boras, said he had no issue with any of his players making political statements.

“I’m glad they’re all interested in our country,” Boras said.

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