Until Rob Manfred’s announcement that he planned to scapegoat the Astros in the sign-stealing thing, yesterday was the first truly slow as all get-out news day of the offseason. As such, I asked people on Twitter to ask me questions. And then I proceeded to answer them, many of which had to do with the sign-stealing stuff. Then Manfred made his comments and many of my answers — a lot of which praised MLB for saying last week that they’d take a deliberate and wide-ranging approach to this scandal and some of which chastened Astros fans for whining about how their team was being singled out — were mooted. So, I started over early this morning and tried again. And took some extra time to answer more questions than I usually do. Always look on the bright side of life. Even when that leads to like 6,500 words worth of questions and answers. Let’s go: Q: How big will the sign stealing stuff get? A: By all rights it should be gettin much bigger, but given Manfred’s words yesterday, Major League Baseball seems content to turn a blind eye to anything not perpetrated by the Houston Astros and then declare… Read full this story
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