Extra Point - Austin Widger

Astros cheating scandal reshapes MLB history

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Artwork courtesy of @ChangoAsada/Twitter


When Major League Baseball blasted the Houston Astros with its punishment for their involvement in a sign-stealing scandal during the 2017 and 2018 seasons, the fallout was only beginning.
Houston stole the opposing pitchers’ signs through high-speed outfield cameras wired to monitors in the clubhouse. Subsequently, members of the organization would bang against trash cans in the dugout at its home games throughout the season to let batters know what type of pitch was coming, among other transgressions.

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