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7:43 PM ET ESPN News Services HOUSTON — A week filled with fines, suspensions, firings and impromptu press conferences as a result of their sign-stealing scandal, ended awkwardly in Houston Saturday, with the Astros meeting and greeting fans and media at their annual winter festival. Two of the team’s biggest stars — Jose Altuve and
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9:56 AM ET More than half of Major League Baseball fans believe that Houston Astros players should have been penalized along with team management in the aftermath of the sign-stealing scandal that’s gripped the game over the past week, according to an online survey conducted among 1,010 adults, including 810 MLB fans, nationwide Thursday and
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11:06 PM ET CHICAGO — In the aftermath of the Astros‘ cheating scandal, Yu Darvish has been left wondering: Was he tipping pitches during the 2017 World Series or were Houston players stealing signs? In the two-plus years since, the right-hander had thought it was the latter. He was rocked by the Astros that postseason
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8:08 PM ET Associated Press HOUSTON — Houston Astros owner Jim Crane expects to hire a new manager by Feb. 3. The Astros need a new manager and general manager after AJ Hinch and Jeff Luhnow were fired Monday, hours after both were suspended by Major League Baseball for a year for the team’s sign-stealing
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11:42 AM ET Major League Baseball has shifted its view of deceased players who have been banned for life, a group that includes “Shoeless” Joe Jackson and the seven other Chicago White Sox players prohibited from playing professional baseball in 1921 for fixing the 1919 World Series. A senior MLB source told ESPN that the
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8:09 PM ET The Housoton Astros‘ illegal use of technology fueled further speculation Thursday that Houston players took their methods a step further by wearing concealed devices that notified them of certain pitches. In response, Major League Baseball said Thursday it “explored wearable devices during the investigation [of the Astros] but found no evidence to
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7:11 PM ET ESPN News Services SAN FRANCISCO — Alyssa Nakken became the first female coach on a major league staff in baseball history Thursday when she was named an assistant under new San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler. Major League Baseball confirmed Nakken is the first full-time female coach in the majors. Nakken is
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4:11 PM ET BOSTON — Alex Cora admitted to playing a central role in the sign-stealing scheme that the Houston Astros used in their 2017 World Series title run, according to the brass for his current team, the Boston Red Sox. Boston Red Sox owner John Henry, chairman Tom Werner, president Sam Kennedy and chief
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