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Astros Express Regret, Apologize for Sign-Stealing

The Houston Astros’ sign-stealing saga continues. The baseball world heard from some of those involved after the scandal headed down the rabbit hole. Members of the organization apologized for the roles played in the scandal at a press conference on Thursday. Astros owner and chairman Jim Crane, newly hired manager …

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From Fenway to LA: Betts and Price talk blockbuster

First Major League Baseball disciplines the Houston Astros for stealing signs in 2017. Now, one of the league’s top superstars is on the move, and he’s headed across the country. The 2018 American League MVP, Mookie Betts, along with pitcher and teammate David Price, will now call the West Coast their home. …

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Former Astro Marwin Gonzalez regrets team’s 2017 actions

Marwin Gonzalez was a member of the Houston Astros during the sign-stealing scandal that shocked the baseball world. After addressing the media yesterday, he became the first position player from the 2017 Astros to express regret for the team’s actions. Two other former Astro pitchers, Dallas Keuchel and Charlie Morton, …

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Betts now a Dodger after six seasons with Red Sox

The Los Angeles Dodgers and Boston Red Sox made a blockbuster trade earlier in February that sent shockwaves throughout the MLB landscape. On Feb. 4, reports started coming out that right fielder and former MVP Mookie Betts was traded from Boston to LA. https://twitter.com/SportsNetLA/status/1227027065259487233 On Sunday, the trade was confirmed …

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Betts and Price headline blockbuster deal between Dodgers and Red Sox

Last night, the Red Sox and Dodgers agreed to a blockbuster trade that included Mookie Betts, David Price and Alex Verdugo. That trade has rocked the baseball landscape. Details of the trade Three teams and five players are involved in this trade. In exchange for Betts and Price, young outfielder …

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Astros Manager AJ Hinch, GM Jeff Lunhow Pay A Steep Price for Sign Stealing

In a press conference before Game 4 of the 2019 American League Championship Series, Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch was asked about sign stealing. The New York Yankees had heard whistling coming from the Astros dugout and were concerned. Hinch dismissed it, saying in part “in reality, it’s a joke… …

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Keep Dreamin’: Orlando’s Potential MLB Franchise

The City Beautiful may soon be looking to add its name to the other 27 cities in the United States that have a Major League Baseball franchise. The team would be called the Orlando Dreamers. Help show Major League Baseball Orlando is Ready https://t.co/795lKpvZjv — Orlando Dreamers (@OrlandoDreamers) November 20, …

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Caught Stealing: Astros Accused of Stealing Signs During 2017 World-Series Run

Trouble is brewing in Texas for a former championship-winning team. Less than three weeks ago, the Houston Astros suffered a heart-wrenching loss in the World Series to the Washington Nationals. The thrilling, seven-game finale to the postseason marked the Nationals’ first World Series crown in team history. In turn, the …

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Verlander and deGrom Win Cy Young Awards

The Baseball Writers Association of America announced the winners of the Cy Young Award on Wednesday. Jacob deGrom swept the National League polls, earning 29 of 30 first-place votes, just like he did in 2018. He is only the seventh pitcher in the National League to win the award at …

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Pete Alonso Named NL Rookie of the Year

Pete Alonso stepped into the batter’s box, waggled his bat once and watched a fastball from Atlanta Braves pitcher Mike Foltynewicz come down the heart of the plate. Alonso stepped through, transferred his weight forward and effortlessly sent the pitch sailing in the opposite direction. The ball dropped over the …

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