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Ex-Blue Jays Reliever Mike Bolsinger Adds Owner Jim Crane, Staffer Derek Vigoa To Lawsuit

February 21, 2020 Former Major League Baseball pitcher Mike Bolsinger amended his lawsuit against the Houston Astros. Included in the lawsuit is Astros owner Jim Crane and Derek Vioga a baseball-operations staffer. Bolsinger, 32, filed a civil suit Feb. 10 alleging the Astros had engaged in unfair business practices and negligence via a “duplicitous and […]

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One Big Thing, On This Day, What’s New In Sports 2/7/20

February 7, 2020 One Big Thing: The Houston Astros’ front office laid the groundwork for the team’s electronic sign-stealing ploys via a program dubbed “Codebreaker” that was introduced by an intern in the organization in September 2016. The Excel-based application designed to decode opposing catchers’ signs was used throughout the 2017 season and for part of […]

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One Big Thing, On This Day, What's New In Sports 1/18/20

January 18, 2020 One Big Thing: ESPN personality and New York Mets special assistant Jessica Mendoza made waves on Thursday when she called out Mike Fiers for being the whistleblower that brought the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal to the forefront. “I want to make it extra clear that my advisor role with the team does not shape […]

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One Big Thing, On This Day, What's New In Sports 1/17/20

January 17, 2020 One Big Thing: The New York Mets have announced that they mutually agreed to part ways with manager Carlos Beltran. This comes after speculation over his status and involvement in the latest cheating scandal, and follows the firings of Jeff Luhnow and AJ Hinch as well as the mutual parting between Alex Cora and the […]