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MLB future depends on curbing technology after Astros sign stealing


The enormous fallout from the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal has pushed baseball into a moment of crisis. The root cause of the scandal is embedded in the nine-page report by commissioner Rob Manfred: technocrats gaining power in how the game is played. Amid all the outrage and the reviews of …

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AJ Hinch reveals why he failed to stop Astros cheating


HOUSTON – As baseball players, including those who were participants in the 2017–18 Astros’ sign-stealing scandal, return to spring training ballfields next week, former Houston manager AJ Hinch will be home for the first time in 24 springs. He is here because on Jan. 13, baseball commissioner Rob Manfred banned …

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