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Sport Dodgers say MLB told teams not to comment on Astros punishment

17:10  14 january  2020
17:10  14 january  2020 Source:   yardbarker.com

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MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said penalties for sign-stealing could be "broader" than just a fine and the docking Astros owner won't comment on cheating inquiry. Discussion of the Astros , sources told ESPN, is expected to be a common topic at the owners meetings, which run through Thursday.

“All clubs have been asked by Major League Baseball not to comment on today’s punishment of the Houston Astros as it’s inappropriate to comment on discipline imposed on another The Astros were not stripped of their World Series title. Ken Gurnick has covered the Dodgers for MLB .com since 2001.

No MLB team is more aggrieved by the Houston Astros news than perhaps the Los Angeles Dodgers.

The Dodgers lost the World Series to Houston in seven games in 2017. Yu Darvish was knocked out of both his starts early by Houston, including in Game 7, and was never satisfied by the Astros’ assertion that he was tipping pitches.

On Monday, MLB announced its punishment of the Houston Astros and said in its findings that the Astros cheated not only during the 2017 regular season, but also throughout the postseason. Given how close the Dodgers were to winning their first World Series since 1988, losing to a team that cheated is particularly hurtful.

Carlos Beltran Reportedly Didn't Tell Yankees Anything About Astros' Sign-Stealing Strategies in 2019

  Carlos Beltran Reportedly Didn't Tell Yankees Anything About Astros' Sign-Stealing Strategies in 2019 The latest news coming out about Carlos Beltran's role in the sign-stealing controversy will come as some relief to Yankees fans who may have been worried about their part in the scandal. Information was revealed Wednesday that Beltran did not share his role in the 2017 Astros scandal with the Yankees in 2019. Furthermore, it removes the notion that Beltran shared Houston's sign-stealing system with the Yankees. If New York did break the rules in 2019, it was not because of Beltran, leaving MLB one step further from investigating those in the Bronx for such wrongdoings.Adding to this: Beltran did not share with the Yankees what Houston did in 2017.

MLB slapped the Astros with unprecedented punishments Monday afternoon as a result of the team 's Martin’s fine was related to public comments about the Reds’ complaint, not to any actual sign Last November he told The Athletic about his team ’s sign-stealing stealing system, adding that he The Astros ' 2017 sign-stealing method is just the latest example in baseball history of teams '

Manfred said owner Jim Crane was not informed. An hour after MLB announced its decision, Crane opened Astros employees in the team 's video replay room started to decode signs using the center field camera at the The Mets and Beltran declined to comment , spokesman Harold Kaufman said .

The team issued a statement on Monday evening in which they said MLB told teams not to comment on the discipline handed out to the Astros.

The Dodgers aren’t speaking on the matter as a team, leaving us to look to the words of Cody Bellinger and even Yu Darvish himself for the feelings of the players.

There is little doubt the players feel chapped over what happened, and we know fans are still fuming.

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LOS ANGELES - There are always going to be some sports fans who want history to be viewed differently. The latest example involves the Houston Astros and the sign-stealing scandal that has rocked baseball this offseason. In the immediate aftermath of Major League Baseball's investigation, Astros manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow were fired. Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora, who was Hinch’s bench coach during their 2017 World Series season, lost his job. (MLB is investigating whether the Red Sox used similar tactics during their 2018 World Series championship season.

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