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Altuve booed, nicked by pitch in spring debut for Astros

Matthew Boyd struck out three Astros over two innings, allowing two hits and a walk. Overall the Tigers staff surrendered 14 hits. Detroit managed just four hits, only one for extra bases - a double by Troy Stokes, Jr. TWINS 3, RED SOX (SS) 2 Kenta Maeda made his first appearance in a Twins uniform, pitching two innings and allowing a leadoff home run to Andrew Benintendi.
Tags: News, Tigers, Detroit, Twins, Red Sox, Houston Astros, Astros, Kenta Maeda, Altuve, Matthew Boyd, Troy Stokes Jr TWINS


Altuve nicked by pitch, Astros stars booed on road vs Tigers

Altuve and fellow starters Alex Bregman, Carlos Correa and Yuli Gurriel all played for the first time in the exhibition season. After Houston opened the Grapefruit League in the stadium it shares with the World Series champion Washington Nationals, this was the first time the Astros were away from their complex - providing a taste of the reaction they might receive on the road this year. We were focused on playing baseball.
Tags: News, Tigers, Houston, Houston Astros, Washington Nationals, Astros, Altuve, Grapefruit League, Yuli Gurriel, Alex Bregman Carlos Correa


Astros' Carlos Correa on the negative fan reaction in spring training debut: 'I didn't hear anything'

For the first time since the Astros sign-stealing scandal broke, Houston infielders Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa, Alex Bregman, and Yuli Gurriel took the field in spring training on Monday. As expected, they were showered by a bunch of 'boos' from the crowd. Correa was asked by Astros' beat reporter Chandler Rome about the reaction the players received, and the third baseman claimed he could not hear anything.
Tags: News, Houston, Houston Astros, Astros, Correa, Carlos Correa, Yuli Gurriel, José Altuve Carlos Correa Alex Bregman, Chandler Rome


Jose Altuvé loudly booed in his first spring training at bat

The Astros and sign-stealing has, quite obviously, been the story of the offseason. The basic news of the scandal has, quite understandably, led the headlines, but the response to the news on the part of Astros players and officials has managed to perpetuate it. What I originally figured would last only a few weeks before dying down has not, by any stretch of the imagination, died down.
Tags: News, Houston Astros, Astros, Jose Altuve


Can Players’ Bosses Control Cheating in Baseball? ‘It’s Tough’

After the Astros scandal, managers and general managers know that a similar scheme could jeopardize their jobs. They explained how they try to reinforce baseball’s rules.
Tags: News, Cheating, Brian, Baseball, Major League Baseball, Houston Astros, Jeff, Manfred, Astros, Avila, Cashman, Luhnow, Coaches and Managers, Robert D, Mike (1968-, Shildt


Astros stars sit again, Nats hoist World Series trophy

Away from their friendly cocoon, Alex Bregman and some of the bigger names on the Houston Astros are about to see — and hear — how fans really feel about what happened. Once again, the primary offenders were out of the Astros' lineup. “It seems like a bit of a cop out to me,” Nationals fan Josh Kohn said.
Tags: News, Nats, Houston Astros, Astros, Alex Bregman, Josh Kohn


Astros, Red Sox, Major League Baseball urge dismissal of sign-stealing lawsuit

The Houston Astros, the Boston Red Sox and Major League Baseball asked a U.S. judge to dismiss a proposed class-action lawsuit by DraftKings participants who said the teams' electronic sign-stealing distorted fantasy baseball contests they wagered on. "Plaintiffs got exactly what they bargained for: contests determined by baseball players' actual performance on the field," even if rules were broken, lawyers for Major League Baseball wrote, in an argument joined by the Astros and Red So...
Tags: News, Mlb, New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, Major League Baseball, New York Jets, Red Sox, Houston Astros, Astros, Astros Red Sox Major League Baseball


He Let the Astros Players Slide. Now He’s Paying For It.

When baseball’s commissioner decided not to punish the players involved in a sign-stealing scandal, he brought the wrath of rival teams and fans down on himself.
Tags: News, Cheating, Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Houston Astros, Manfred, Astros, Robert D


Fans heckling Astros spring opener get signs stolen

Fans hoping to heckle the sign-stealing Houston Astros at their spring opener were met with quite the coincidence. They got their signs stolen. In the Astros' first spring training game since their sign-stealing scandal rocked baseball, some fans brought signs jeering Houston, and ballpark personnel confiscated them before the exhibition opener against the World Series champion Washington Nationals on Saturday night.
Tags: News, Washington, Houston, Houston Astros, Atlanta Braves, Astros


Astros confiscate fan’s sign, booed in first spring training game

The Houston Astros' sign-stealing scandal was taken to a whole new level on Saturday. The team held its first spring training game of the year in Florida on Saturday, a matchup against the Washington Nationals, and were naturally booed heavily throughout the contest. One man even brought a fairly clever sign to hold up behind home plate to honor the reigning World Series champions — who are caught up in a massive cheating scandal that has dominated the offseason.
Tags: Florida, News, Washington, Houston Astros


Astros greeted with boos in first spring training game

The Astros and Nationals share a spring training facility, so it was only natural that they would open Grapefruit League play together. The Astros were the home team. Teams typically include at least a few regulars in their spring training lineups as a courtesy to the fans, who are spending money to see big league players play baseball.
Tags: News, Houston Astros, Astros, Grapefruit League


The Trials of Rob Manfred

When baseball’s commissioner decided not to punish the players involved in the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal, he brought the wrath of rival teams and fans down on himself.
Tags: News, Cheating, Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Houston Astros, Rob Manfred, Manfred, Astros, Robert D


Reddick says he, teammates have received death threats

On the day Houston outfielder Josh Reddick said he and other players have received death threats in the wake of the team's sign-stealing scandal, union head Tony Clark said safety had become an issue for some of his members. ''There are undoubtedly concerns out there based on some of the commentary that .. there's a heightened sense of concern to make sure that themselves and their families are protected,'' Clark said Friday after speaking with the Astros. Clark spo...
Tags: News, Houston, Houston Astros, Clark, Tony Clark, Reddick, Josh Reddick, Astros Clark


Mike Fiers told J.D. Martinez about Astros cheating before 2018 ALCS

November wasn't the first time A's pitcher Mike Fiers blew the whistle about the Houston Astros' sign-stealing nature. After the Astros won the 2017 World Series thanks to a lot of help from trash cans, they returned to the American League Championship Series to face the Boston Red Sox. But if the Astros still were cheating, it didn't matter because the Red Sox knew it was coming.
Tags: News, Boston Red Sox, Red Sox, Houston Astros, Astros, J D Martinez, Mike Fiers


MLB 2020 odds and American League West win total predictions: What to do with the Astros?

AL WEST REGULAR SEASON WIN TOTALS HOUSTON ASTROS – O/U 94.5 Last season: Over 96.5 by 11 wins Where to even begin with the Astros? The banging scandal has rocked baseball to its core. The GM and head coach are fired.
Tags: News, Gm, Mlb, Houston, Houston Astros, Astros


Astros whistleblower says he's received death threats

Mike Fiers, the Major League Baseball pitcher who was the whistleblower in the Houston Astros' sign-stealing scheme, has said that he has received death threats.
Tags: News, Stories, Major League Baseball, Houston Astros, Mike Fiers


Mike Fiers, the Astros whistleblower, says he's received death threats

Mike Fiers, the Major League Baseball pitcher who was the whistleblower in the Houston Astros' sign-stealing scheme, has said that he has received death threats.
Tags: Cnn, Major League Baseball, Houston Astros, Astros, Mike Fiers


J.D. Martinez shares new revelation about Astros sign-stealing in 2018 playoffs

Mike Fiers didn't blow the lid on the Houston Astros' sign-stealing operation until this year. But the Boston Red Sox knew what the Astros were up to entering the 2018 American League Championship Series -- thanks to a tip from Fiers. That's according to Red Sox designated hitter J.D. Martinez, who revealed Thursday that Fiers made him aware of the Astros' illegal sign-stealing system before the 2018 playoffs.
Tags: News, Boston Red Sox, Red Sox, Houston Astros, Astros, J D Martinez, Fiers, Mike Fiers


'SNITCH!': David Ortiz Tears Into MLB Whistleblower Who Exposed Houston Astros Cheating

Retired Red Sox icon David Ortiz slammed the whistleblower who exposed the cheating scheme used by the Houston Astros in 2017, when the team won the World Series. “I'm mad at this guy, the pitcher that came out talking about it,” Ortiz said on Thursday, referring to former Astros pitcher Mike Fiers. Fiers, who's now with the Oakland A's, detailed the sign-stealing scheme in the off-season, telling The Athletic that Astros personnel set up a video feed that focused on the opposing ...
Tags: News, Mlb, Oakland, Red Sox, Houston Astros, Ortiz, Astros, David Ortiz, Mike Fiers Fiers


Anthony Rizzo trolls Astros, makes prediction for post-cheating scandal

Anthony Rizzo's got jokes. Thursday, Rizzo poked fun at the Houston Astros cheating scandal. The Cubs first baseman posted on his Instagram story "I think it's safe to say I won't lead the league in hit by pitches this year..."
Tags: News, Instagram, Houston Astros, Cubs, Rizzo, Astros, Anthony Rizzo


Little League teams in several states are dropping the Houston Astros name in the wake of its cheating scandal

The Houston Astros baseball cheating scandal may be a problem that stays in the Major Leagues, but the lesson is trickling down to local Little Leagues.
Tags: Cnn, Little League, Houston Astros, Major Leagues


Little League teams are dropping the Astros name in the wake of club's cheating scandal

The Houston Astros baseball cheating scandal may be a problem that stays in the Major Leagues, but the lesson is trickling down to local Little Leagues.
Tags: News, Stories, Little League, Houston Astros, Astros, Major Leagues


Opinion: Cheating makes the Astros, for better or worse, America's team

The Houston Astros are cheaters. That is the conclusion of an investigation by Major League Baseball: Its players had concocted a scheme to tip off its hitters in real time as to precisely which pitches they would be receiving from the opposing pitchers.
Tags: News, America, Stories, Major League Baseball, Houston Astros, Astros


The Astros' cutthroat cheat code

The Houston Astros are cheaters. That is the conclusion of an investigation by Major League Baseball: Its players had concocted a scheme to tip off its hitters in real time as to precisely which pitches they would be receiving from the opposing pitchers.
Tags: News, Stories, Major League Baseball, Houston Astros, Astros


Opinion: The Astros' cutthroat cheat code

The Houston Astros are cheaters. That is the conclusion of an investigation by Major League Baseball: Its players had concocted a scheme to tip off its hitters in real time as to precisely which pitches they would be receiving from the opposing pitchers.
Tags: News, Stories, Major League Baseball, Houston Astros, Astros


New Red Sox catcher Jonathan Lucroy gives unique take on Astros' sign-stealing

Newly signed Boston Red Sox catcher Jonathan Lucroy had the unfortunate experience of seeing the Houston Astros' sign-stealing operation firsthand over the last three years. Major League Baseball handed down unprecedented punishments to the Astros in January after completing an investigation on Houston's in-depth system created to illegally steal signs from opponents. LIVE stream the Celtics all season and get the latest news and analysis on all of your teams from NBC Sports Boston by ...
Tags: News, Houston, Boston Red Sox, Major League Baseball, Houston Astros, Jonathan Lucroy, Celtics, Astros, New Red Sox, NBC Sports Boston


Brett Anderson offers hilarious reason why A's can't cheat like Astros

But if you're wondering if the A's might have a similar system to the one the Astros used, former Athletic Brett Anderson is here to pop your bubble. "I know the A's weren't cheating," Anderson told The Athletic. Because, one, I don't know if they could afford it.
Tags: News, Houston Astros, Anderson, Brett Anderson, Astros


Marlins' Aguilar, Astros' Diaz among arbitration winners

Miami Marlins first baseman Jesus Aguilar and Houston Astros infielder Aledmys Diaz were among three players to win their arbitration cases Wednesday. Los Angeles Angels outfielder Brian Goodwin was also victorious, bringing the number of players to succeed in having their salary demands for 2020 met to four. The teams have won six arbitration cases thus far.
Tags: News, Houston Astros, Miami Marlins, Aledmys Diaz, Jesus Aguilar, Brian Goodwin, Aguilar Astros Diaz, Wednesday Los Angeles Angels


Ian Kinsler 'doesn’t see any form of punishment' coming for Red Sox 'flawless' sign-stealing system

The Boston Red Sox are still anxiously awaiting the results of an MLB investigation into sign-stealing in 2018, part of a scandal that has marred the team and all of baseball the past two months. Meanwhile, the Houston Astros have been hit with some harsh penalties for a sign-stealing scandal of their own. Cora was a part of Hinch's staff in 2017 as bench coach when the scheme to use real-time video to steal opponents' signals began.
Tags: News, Mlb, Boston Red Sox, Red Sox, Houston Astros, Cora, Hinch, Ian Kinsler


A's Mike Fiers responds to Rob Manfred's vow to protect him this season

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred spoke to the media Tuesday and addressed some additional questions surrounding the Astros' cheating scandal. The A's pitcher was at the base of bringing the Astros' sign-stealing to surface by going on the record in a November interview with The Athletic. After exposing Houston, Fiers received scrutiny, mainly from Astros fans.
Tags: News, Mlb, Houston Astros, Rob Manfred, Astros, Mike Fiers, Houston Fiers



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