The verbal sparring between the Houston Astros and others around the majors over the team’s sign-stealing scandal is reaching new levels of absurdity – from accusations of illiteracy to claims about a
Sign-stealing has been part of baseball's gamesmanship for decades. The Houston Astros crossed a line in 2017, however, when they used electronics in their scheme to relay signs to hitters in real-time.
That made the news this offseason of the team’s sign-stealing scandal all the more devastating. “I guess disappointment is too light of a word,” said Adams, 54. “It’s heartbreaking." So before Christmas,