Benches Clear As Tempers Flare During Los Angeles Dodgers Face-Off Against Houston AstrosBenches cleared during the Dodgers' 5-2 victory over the Astros in the first game between the teams since it was revealed that Houston stole signs en route to a 2017 World Series championship.
Josh Reddick Says Along With Death Threats Following Sign Stealing Scandal, Someone Wished Cancer Upon His TwinsThe Astros knew they were going to be in for a hard time on social media from opposing players and fans, but some of the rhetoric may be going too far.
Angels 3rd Baseman, Native Houstonian Anthony Rendon Talks Forgiveness On Astros Sign-Stealing ScandalWhether it’s a speeding ticket or whatever it might be, some of us are trying to get an edge some way or another in life. They happened to get caught for doing it. You can forgive them, but doesn’t mean you have to forget," said Rendon.
Astros Introduce New GM James Click Following Sign-Stealing Scandal: 'I'm Trying To Bring A Fresh Look'James Click was introduced on Tuesday, taking over for Jeff Luhnow, suspended for a season by Major League Baseball and then fired by Astros owner Jim Crane.
Astros Point To Click To Fill General Manager Position After Sign-Stealing ScandalJames Click, 42, graduated from Yale and wrote for analytics website Baseball Prospectus for several years before being hired by the Tampa Bay Rays.
New Astros Manager Dusty Baker Introduced As 'The Right Person At The Right Time'"He's a person of high integrity. He's a respected leader. He has great baseball experience and he will earn the players' trust," said Astros owner Jim Crane.
Astros Hire Dusty Baker To Replace AJ Hinch As Manager: 'He's A Winner... He's Earned The Respect'“Throughout his successful career, Dusty has embodied the qualities that we were looking for in a manager,” Astros owner Jim Crane said in a statement.
Reports: Astros Going With Dusty Baker To Guide Team As Manager Following Sign Stealing ScandalThe 70-year-old Baker becomes the oldest manager in the big leagues. He takes over from AJ Hinch, who was fired January 13.
Former Astros Pitcher Dallas Keuchel Apologizes For 2017 Electronic Sign Stealing Scandal: 'I Personally Am Sorry'“It's just what the state of baseball was at that point and time," the former AL Cy Young Award winner said. “Was it against the rules? Yes it was, and I personally am sorry for what's come about, the whole situation."
Report: Astros To Interview Former Rangers Manager Jeff Banister For Manager PositionAstros owner Jim Crane said he expects to hire a new manager by Monday, February 3.
New Mets Manager Carlos Beltran Out Of Job For Role In Astros Electronic Sign-Stealing ScandalThe Mets announced the decision Thursday in a news release, saying former Astro Carlos Beltrán and the team “agreed to mutually part ways.”
Red Sox, Manager Alex Cora Agree To Part Ways For Role In Electronic Sign Stealing ScandalBaseball Commissioner Rob Manfred mentioned Cora by name 11 times in a nine-page report Monday, describing him as a key person in the planning and execution of the cheating scheme.
Astros Owner Jim Crane Fires Manager AJ Hinch, General Manager Jeff Luhnow After Electronic Sign-Stealing Scandal“I felt with what came out in the report they both had responsibilities," said Crane during a news conference Monday afternoon.