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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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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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Manfred Announces Investigation, Did Astros Steal Signs?

Rob Manfred, Major League Baseball’s commissioner, had no issues announcing an ongoing investigation that was launched after a bombshell report from The Athletic. The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal and Evan Drellich published an article on Nov. 16, 2019, referencing an email from 2017 that was sent from the Houston Astros’ front …

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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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MLB Restricts Mound Visits, Postpones Pitch Clock

Mound Visits Major League Baseball announced its new initiative for 2018 in an attempt to quicken the pace of games. Rule changes were agreed upon thanks to cooperation with the Players’ Union. The new rule concerning mound visits limits all teams to six non-pitching change mound visits per team per …

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