David Samson says MLB has ‘zero legal authority’ in lawsuit involving Astros owner Jim Crane

The Houston Astros were the talk of the MLB offseason in the wake of the team’s sign-stealing scandal. Earlier this week, Astros owner Jim Crane revealed that the MLB’s investigation into the sign-stealing scandal “explicitly exonerated” him.  During Thursday’s installment of “Nothing Person with David Samson,” the former Marlins team Read more

Astros owner Jim Crane says MLB ‘exonerated’ him in sign-stealing investigation

Astros owner Jim Crane claims MLB’s investigation into the team’s sign-stealing “explicitly exonerated” him. Crane made the claim in a legal filing in response to a lawsuit brought by former MLB pitcher Mike Bolsinger against Crane and the team. Daniel Kaplan of The Athletic reports that Crane’s filing is an attempt Read more

Astros owner Jim Crane apologizes to season-ticket holders ahead of Houston’s first spring training game

The Houston Astros will open their exhibition season Saturday night against the Washington Nationals in a rematch of last fall’s World Series. Much has changed in the three-plus months since the conclusion of the Fall Classic, a series the Nationals won in seven games, with the Astros’ years-long sign-stealing operation Read more

Astros owner Jim Crane believed sign-stealing scandal would blow over by spring training, report says

In November, news broke that the Houston Astros had used electronic equipment as part of an illegal sign-stealing scheme. Then in January, Major League Baseball found the Astros guilty of illegally using technology to steal signs during their 2017 championship season and in part of the 2018 campaign. The league’s discipline included Read more