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Astros third basman Alex Bregman, left, and second baseman Jose Altuve look on as owner Jim Crane, foreground, speaks at a press conference addressing the team's cheating scandal.
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Dan Bernstein
February 19, 2020 - 1:57 pm
As satisfying as it is to hear Kris Bryant torch the Astros publicly for cheating their way to a championship , keep in mind that he's the Cubs' elected representative with the MLB Players Association, a body with the power to take action against the wrongdoers.
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White Sox manager Rick Renteria
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Associated Press
February 12, 2020 - 5:07 pm
Major League Baseball went ahead with its planned rules changes for this season, including the requirement a pitcher must face at least three batters or end the half-inning, unless he's hurt.
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MLB commissioner Rob Manfred
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Associated Press
February 07, 2020 - 12:56 pm
Major League Baseball intends to impose new limits on what live video is available to teams, and commissioner Rob Manfred hopes to complete his investigation into alleged electronic sign stealing by the Boston Red Sox before spring training camps open next week.
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MLB commissioner Rob Manfred
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Dan Bernstein
January 22, 2020 - 1:55 pm
It's back to the lab for two of our major professional sports, with both MLB and the NFL announcing that they plan to use exhibition play to test new ways to improve the quality of their respective games. And it's a good thing on both counts.
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Then-Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow, left, and owner Jim Crane talk ahead of a game in 2017.
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Dan Bernstein
January 14, 2020 - 1:39 pm
It's easier to get away with high-tech cheating if people don't hate you. That seems to be a clear takeaway from the first phase of the latest Astros scandal, the one that just got the general manager and manager suspended and then summarily fired .
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