Drellich: How baseball might move forward after the sign-stealing saga

HOUSTON TEXAS- OCTOBER 29 Jose Altuve #27 and AJ Hinch #14 of the Houston Astros looks on during batting practice prior to Game Six of the 2019 World Series against the Washington Nationals at Minute Maid Park

Stroman had shared a video of himself pitching against Houston in 2017 during which there seems to be the noise of a garbage can banging, part of the Astros' scheme to relay signs to hitters. With President Trump impeached and wealthy families facing charges in the college admissions scandal, Koretz said he hopes the resolution sets an example that cheating shouldn't be tolerated.

"This is not done for the public", said Koretz. "This is being done in outrage for how our team was cheated".

Manfred initially suspended Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow and manager A.J. Hinch for a year, but the club quickly fired the pair.

Stroman went off on the Astros a week after commissioner Rob Manfred released findings from a two-month Major League Baseball investigation that found evidence of cheating during the 2017 and 2018 seasons. The LA City Council has no power over Major League Baseball, and MLB is not stripping the Astros or the Red Sox of their World Series titles. "If we don't stand up for baseball, then the tradition of the national pastime may become flawed".

The L.A. City Council is set to vote on its resolution at 10 a.m. Tuesday. "At the end of the year everything's going to be fine'". Altuve argued to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal that he was shy, but critics said he was hiding a device under his jersey. "It's about being American". This could send an important message to little boys and girls that you have to follow the rules strictly, or you can learn that fraud is the new norm.

"We want it to be clear that this city has spoken out in favor of their team".



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