January 20, 2020 - 12:06 pm
The Astros had plenty of company in skirting MLB spying rules, according to one baseball analyst. Appearing on 106.7 the FAN with hosts Chris Lingebach and Tom Daly, MLB analyst Ryan Spaeder said “eight or nine total teams have done just as much as the Astros,” citing several unnamed players who...
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Associated Press
January 17, 2020 - 3:10 pm
Technology unleashed baseball's Analytics Era, and now it's holding the sport prisoner.
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Dan Mennella
January 17, 2020 - 2:19 pm
Kyler Murray’s excellence in two sports put him in the history books before he ever suited up as a professional, becoming the first player selected in the first round of both the NFL and MLB drafts. Finally forced to choose one sport last year, the former Oklahoma Sooner said he was “ firmly and...
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January 16, 2020 - 1:18 pm
Carlos Beltran is out before ever managing a game for the Mets. The team announced Thursday that it has mutually parted ways with the manager. Beltran was named in MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred's report on the Astros' sign-stealing scandal this week. Beltran was a member of the 2017 World-Series...
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Associated Press
January 14, 2020 - 3:49 am
AJ Hinch won’t be managing in the big leagues any time soon, if at all.
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January 13, 2020 - 2:27 pm
Major League Baseball has concluded its investigation into the Astros' sign-stealing, and it is not messing around when it comes to discipline. Houston general manager Jeff Luhnow and manager A.J. Hinch have each been suspended for one year, the league announced . In addition, MLB has fined the...
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January 13, 2020 - 10:05 am
DALLAS (105.3 The Fan/AP) - The punishments have come down for the Houston Astros and they are harsh. Astros manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow were suspended for the entire season Monday and the team was fined $5 million for sign-stealing by the team in 2017 and 2018 season. Team...
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Nick Horwat
January 11, 2020 - 11:01 am
Pirate season is right around the corner, and that means Free Shirt Friday is back.
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January 10, 2020 - 8:56 am
Here's a fun idea. According to Jayson Stark of The Athletic , MLB decision makers have at least discussed a potentially interesting solution to making the DH universal: "But wait! Here’s one possible wrinkle that has been kicked around in behind-the-scene brainstorming sessions: How about a rule...
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Associated Press
December 28, 2019 - 8:12 pm
Major League Baseball said Saturday it is committed to protecting minor league teams, a day after U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal warned of possible congressional action if the organization followed through on minor league contraction plans.
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