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Ex-Houston Astros catcher Evan Gattis: ‘We obviously cheated baseball’ | Sport

Evan Gattis fought to win a World Series ring with the Houston Astros and got one in 2017. Looking back, it feels like he lost. Gattis was with the Astros for their historic run, which since has been disgraced by revelations of a sign-stealing scheme that cost general manager Jeff …

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Catcher Jonathan Lucroy says he was changing signs every pitch vs. Astros

Catcher Jonathan Lucroy says he was changing signs every pitch vs. Astros

FORT MYERS, Fla. — As a catcher who spent parts of four seasons playing in the American League West between 2016 and 2019, Jonathan Lucroy found himself in a unique position to observe the sign-stealing tactics of the Houston Astros while needing to plan against the scheme. Lucroy, who is …

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Catcher Jonathan Lucroy said he was changing signs every pitch vs. Astros

Catcher Jonathan Lucroy said he was changing signs every pitch vs. Astros

FORT MYERS, Fla. — As a catcher who spent parts of four seasons playing in the American League West between 2016 and 2019, Jonathan Lucroy found himself in a unique position to observe the sign-stealing tactics of the Houston Astros while needing to plan against the scheme. Lucroy, who is …

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In final piece of Graterol-Maeda deal, Twins get Class A catcher

In final piece of Graterol-Maeda deal, Twins get Class A catcher

FORT MYERS, FLA. – The Twins will open the 2020 season with a record team payroll. And if certain players have big seasons, incentive clauses could be triggered that would push that payroll significantly higher. The latest salary to land on the books is that of righthander Kenta Maeda, who …

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