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Derek Jeter Is Getting Criticized For Attending MNF Instead Of MLB Winter Meetings

MLB's Miami Marlins part owner Derek Jeter, a former New York Yankees star, talking to Don Mattingly prior to a game.

MIAMI, FL - APRIL 13: Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter looks on during batting practice with manager Don Mattingly #8 prior to the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Marlins Park on April 13, 2018 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

People aren't happy with Derek Jeter right now.

Florida Marlins part-owner and head of baseball operations Derek Jeter, once regarded as the golden boy of baseball, recently drew the ire of many for the already-infamous trade that sent NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton to the Yankees.

And what Jeter did on Monday didn't help his image, as the former star skipped out on winter meetings in Orlando, Fla. to attend the Dolphins-Patriots game that was just a couple hundred miles away in Miami:

Many people aren't happy about it!

In Jeter's defense, owners don't typically attend winter meetings, but the former star has been the target of immense criticism for the recent moves he's made, so it was likely expected he'd make an appearance.