Red Sox MLB punishment: What we learned from 15-page report, including why Astros got harsher penalties

Major League Baseball released findings Wednesday from its investigation into the 2018 Red Sox for electronic sign-stealing. They were hit a lot less hard than the Astros were for their scheme, and most of the wrongdoing was pinned on one person: video replay room operator J.T. Watkins. The Red Sox Read more

Twitter reacts to Red Sox sign-stealing punishment after MLB investigation concludes

After much anticipation, Major League Baseball’s investigation of the Boston Red Sox 2018 alleged sign-stealing has concluded and punishments have been handed down. The Red Sox have been stripped of their second-round draft pick in 2020 and replay operator J.T. Watkins is banned through the 2020 playoffs and is not Read more

MLB, Players Association reportedly establishing new electronic sign-stealing rules, punishment guidelines

Nearly two months have passed since Major League Baseball punished the Houston Astros for improperly using technology to steal signs during the 2017 season. The fallout isn’t over, however. Rather, the league and the players union are still discussing new guidelines about the in-game use of video, as well as Read more

Astros scandal: Phillies’ Joe Girardi says sign-stealing punishment not enough of a deterrent for players

Three years ago, the Astros engaged in an elaborate sign-stealing scheme during their 2017 World Series championship season. They carried the scheme over into 2018 as well. MLB punished the Astros last month and opposing players have since taken turns ripping Houston. When the usually mild-mannered Mike Trout says he’s lost respect Read more

Mike Trout ‘lost respect’ for Astros players, doesn’t believe cheating punishment was harsh enough

The first full week of spring training has arrived and that means position players are reporting to camp. Among them: Angels superstar Mike Trout, the reigning AL MVP. Trout narrowly edged out Astros infielder Alex Bregman for the award in the 2019 season. Since then, it has been revealed Bregman’s Astros Read more