Ex-A's All-Star posts COVID-19, 2020 election conspiracies on social media

Blake Treinen #49 of the Los Angeles Dodgers reacts after getting the final out of the game against the San Francisco Giants in the ninth inning at Oracle Park on May 21, 2021 in San Francisco, California.
Blake Treinen #49 of the Los Angeles Dodgers reacts after getting the final out of the game against the San Francisco Giants in the ninth inning at Oracle Park on May 21, 2021 in San Francisco, California. Photo credit Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images

A former Oakland Athletics All-Star's Instagram bio now links to the work of a discredited conspiracy theorist and far-right political activist, the latter of which published a supposed exposé on the efficacy – or lack thereof – of the COVID-19 vaccines on Monday.

Blake Treinen, an All-Star for Oakland in 2018 who's now a reliever with the Los Angeles Dodgers, included links to Mike Lindell's website and a "bombshell" from James O’Keefe's Project Veritas as of Monday night. SFGATE's Alex Shultz first reported on Treinen's Instagram bio on Monday afternoon, noting his bio is "many steps beyond" the "right-leaning subject matter" Treinen typically posts about on his Instagram stories.

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