Transcript for MLB cheating scandal by the numbers
It's that kind of moving on the sinker. You may have heard those white trash cans bands when they allegedly. A secret signal in which Houston Astros players used a video feed to steal catcher's signs to pictures. The manager and general manager of the team were fired. As result of the scandal but the league granted the players immunity. In exchange for cooperation in the investigation an Allen spring training has begun the Astros are facing a lot of questions. You know as a team we've expressed. Remorse. Myself included and only that you know I can't speak for for anyone else or any other organizations the only thing I can do is sit here and speak for the Astros and my teammates and myself. And you know we we crossed a boundary I think you know we broke the rules and we're sorry. Fears that. I'm not gonna say to you. That it was it was good it was from. Ship. Who filled remarks like to serve in partnering with France that you spent in the game. In. We're with you about. The commissioner. Has dealt with the players and I stand behind his decision I'm not trying to hide behind the decision and I agree with the decision. So we're not gonna do anything to the players. The Astros owner also added that it's his opinion of the scheme did not impact the game so. Let's take a closer look at this story in our. Buying the numbers the 2017 season was a magical one for Houston after getting hit by a category four storm or hurricane Harvey. The extreme flooding caused 125 billion dollars in damage the region certainly needed. Some hold and the Astros gave few stony as a reason to cheer again led by their five foot six superstar Jose I want to make. The Astros beat the Dodgers in the fall classic to win their first World Series in franchise history. Fast forward to 20183. Unnamed players from the Boston Red Sox recently admitted to using video replay to steal signs to. That season the Sox won an incredible 108 games in the regular season they also just happen to win the World Series as well. The cheating scandal that rocked baseball remains under investigation.
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