John Healy
January 16, 2020 - 6:28 pm
Carlos Beltran was the latest domino to fall in MLB’s sign-stealing scandal, agreeing to step down as manager of the Mets on Thursday before he even managed a game for the team. The 42-year-old was not punished by MLB, but he was the only player in its investigation of the 2017 Houston Astros and...
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January 15, 2020 - 9:20 am
Now that the Red Sox and Alex Cora have mutually parted ways, the next question is who replaces him? Spring training begins in roughly a month, so there isn't exactly a ton of time. Do the Red Sox stick to someone in-house, or do they look outside the organization, perhaps someone connected to new...
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January 14, 2020 - 2:01 pm
While many around MLB had an inkling that the Houston Astros were stealing signs, it was Oakland A's pitcher and former Astros starter Mike Fiers who went on the record in a story in The Athletic that opened up the league's investigation that resulted in the year-long suspensions, and firings, of...
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January 13, 2020 - 5:54 pm
HOUSTON (SportsRadio 610) - Jim Crane walked into the press conference room inside Minute Maid Park located across the hall from the Astros clubhouse wearing his traditional dark suit and Astros orange tie. Sixty minutes prior, Major League Baseball released a scathing nine page report summarizing...
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January 13, 2020 - 5:42 pm
The punishments handed down in the Astros’ sign-stealing scheme have sent shockwaves reverbing throughout Major League Baseball. After a lengthy investigation by the league, manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow were each suspended a year for their involvement in the cheating during the...
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January 09, 2020 - 1:53 pm
Garrison Lassiter, a failed MLB prospect who never made it past High-A, sued the New York Yankees for $34 million and blamed Yankees legend Derek Jeter for derailing his career as a shortstop. Lassiter is a career .244 hitter with four home runs and 73 runs batted in over five seasons. Jeter's...
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January 07, 2020 - 10:50 am
The biggest controversy of Major League Baseball's offseason has now leaked into the world of the Red Sox. Multiple sources who were with the Red Sox during their World Series-winning 2018 season have told The Athletic that the team illegally used the video room to assist in stealing sign-...
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January 02, 2020 - 2:17 pm
There hasn’t been much of an update on the Domingo German situation since he was placed on administrative leave, until now. German, who was being investigated for an alleged incident of domestic violence involving his girlfriend, made his last appearance of the season on September 18. He then...
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December 19, 2019 - 11:30 pm
CLEVELAND, OH — The Indians have asked interested teams for their best offers for Francisco Lindor according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Lindor, 26, is under team control for two more seasons. Multiple teams including the Dodgers and the Reds have expressed interest in the four-time All-Star...
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December 15, 2019 - 8:41 am
CLEVELAND, OH — The Indians have agreed to a blockbuster trade that is sending two-time Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber to the Texas Rangers according to multiple reports. Kluber, 33, posted a 5.80 ERA in seven starts last season. He missed most of the season with a broken ulna bone in his right...
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