Alex Cora Speaks Out Against 'Mastermind' Accusations In Astros' Sign-Stealing SchemeThe now-former Red Sox manager who is suspended for the 2020 season wants to set the record straight after Major League Baseball and the Astros organization singled him out as the "mastermind" of the entire operation.
Consistency Sorely Lacking From Rob Manfred's Rulings On Astros, Red Sox Sign StealingWhen it comes to writing the final word on the two sign-stealing investigations in the winter (and spring) of 2020, the record should show that consistency, believability, and integrity were all sorely lacking from MLB's work.
David Ortiz Angry With Whistleblower Mike Fiers: 'You Look Like A Snitch'Earlier this offseason, Pedro Martinez said that Mike Fiers did the wrong thing when he exposed the Astros' sign-stealing system. Now, another Red Sox legend feels the same.
Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton Believes He Would've Hit '80-Plus Home Runs' If He Knew What Pitches Were ComingNew York Yankees star Giancarlo Stanton imagined having the advantage the Houston Astros gained in their scam.
Spring Training Report: MLB Enters Spring Training Under A Dark CloudThe offseason has been eventful, but not in the way that MLB commissioner Rob Manfred would like.
It's Open Season On Rob Manfred, Who Might Have Underestimated MLB Players' Desire For Harsh Player PunishmentsRob Manfred didn't do a spectacular job. And his players took notice.
Mike Trout Wishes Astros Players Faced Punishment For CheatingMike Trout thinks the Houston Astros should pay more dearly for their cheating ways.
Astros Owner Jim Crane Magnificently Bungles 'Apology' For Sign-Stealing Upon Arrival At Spring TrainingOn the effort to properly apologize and explain their situation in the cheating scandal, the Houston Astros swung. And the Houston Astros missed. (If only they had someone standing off stage to tell them what to do.)
Even More Details Emerge On Astros' Cheating Scandal, Showing Rob Manfred Has A Problem On His Hands“Neither the players alone, nor the front office, are to blame," Diamond wrote. "The Astros’ rule-breaking permeated the organization, involving executives, coaches and players."
Hurley: New Report Stressing Carlos Beltran, Alex Cora As Main Drivers Behind Astros' Cheating Scandal Is Difficult To Fully BelieveThe story framed Beltran as a bully of sorts, with the helpless adults either playing for or managing the Astros unable to do anything except to go along with whatever sign-stealing operation Beltran told them to employ.
Rob Manfred Will Not Be Stripping Astros, Red Sox Of World Series TitlesPoliticians in Los Angeles really want MLB commissioner Rob Manfred to strip the Astros and Red Sox of the last two World Series trophies and hand them over to the Dodgers. But that will not be happening, according to the commish himself.
Pedro Martinez Is Not A Fan Of Astros Whistleblower Mike FiersMike Fiers is being praised by many for revealing the Houston Astros' sign-stealing ways. But Red Sox great Pedro Martinez is not in that camp.
Rob Manfred’s Ruling On Astros' Cheating Scheme Had One Insane ConclusionThe avalanche of major, breaking news kind of made us overlook one significant detail: The Astros' players cheated. "Virtually all" of them. And none of them are being held accountable.
Astros Hammered By MLB After Cheating Investigation; Hinch, Luhnow Suspended For Full SeasonThe MLB has concluded its investigation of the Houston Astros for the cheating accusations from 2017, and the league has come down with a hammer.
Report: Red Sox Allegedly Used Video To Steal Sign Sequences During 108-Win 2018 SeasonIn November, MLB opened up an investigation into potential sign stealing by the Houston Astros. The investigation was broad, and it's now ensnared the Boston Red Sox in controversy.