Broke ties with the union for personal gain? If leaving the union is so beneficial, then why does everybody else stay in the union? He didn't want to be exploited by MLB, and now he won't be.
And why do you hate him as a person and player? I can see that as a person you dislike his honesty, but what's wrong with the way he plays?
"Jack, will you call me, if you're able?"
"I've got your phone number written, in the back of my Bible."