Major League Baseball investigates suspected Astros cheating in ALCS Game 1

Why two best teams in baseball aren’t putting up classic series

Left fielder Andrew Benintendi made a diving catch with the bases loaded for the final out, and the Boston Red Sox held off the Houston Astros 8-6 on Wednesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the AL Championship Series.

But in a statement, it says they "consider the matter closed". The report said the man had a small camera and was texting frequently, but did not have a media credential. That was taken care of very early in the game. Picard's initial report even indicates that McLaughlin wasn't removed from the stadium - only the media area in which he'd been set up.

The Astros beat the Indians to advance to the ALCS, where they trail the series 2-1 headed into Wednesday night's Game 4.

"I'm always concerned about (sign stealing) throughout the season", Cora told reporters after the win.

Following Game 3, Indians starter Mike Clevinger alluded to the Astros having an advantage.

Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer further reports that the Indians filed a complaint with the league against the Astros following a pair of similar incidents in the ALDS and also reached out to the Red Sox to warn them prior to the start of the ALCS. According to Houston's president of baseball operations Jeff Luhnow, the employee was monitoring the Red Sox dugout for indicators that the Sox were attempting to steal signs from the Astros.

Canada becomes the first industrialised nation to legalise cannabis
A coalition of groups concerned about the health risks associated with marijuana is calling legalization a "dark day for Canada". Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau campaigned in 2015 on a promise to legalise cannabis.

Why this photo of Museveni and Kim Kardashian is causing a stir
The US celebrities arrived in Uganda last week and have been staying at Chobe Safaris Lodge in Murchison Falls, National Park. According to XXL , Ye has also set up a pop up studio to enable him carry out his work while enjoying the attractive scenery.

Is This Ariana Grande Instagram Post About Pete Davidson?
It's hard not to bump news n stuff that I'm not trying to see rn (right now). "Love u. and thank u for being here always". Grande has been laying low since Mac Miller's death of from a suspected accidental overdose in September.

Astros manager A.J. Hinch also was asked about the situation.

The report from Metro brought back memories of a report from ESPN's Buster Olney, who said the Red Sox think the Astros are great a stealing signs and adjusted their chain of communication accordingly. Red Sox manager (and former Astros bench coach) Alex Cora agreed.

"I don't like the implication that the Boston Red Sox were doing anything illegal", Dombrowski said. And we don't get caught up in the whole paranoia thing [with] the signs.

All of the suspicion has added to the length of each game, as both teams' catchers have routinely walked to the mound to confer with their pitchers, usually while covering their mouths with their gloves.

HOUSTON-The time-honored practice of Major League Baseball teams trying to decode opponents' signs is seldom detectable to the naked eye, and it is rarely openly discussed.

The utilization of technology in sign-stealing efforts isn't likely to go away, and it'll continue to force teams and players into more rigorous efforts to protect signs.



Latest news

Bigg Boss 12: Dipika vs. Deepak in ‘Ghoda Gaadi’ luxury budget task
Dipika then tries to throw water on the scoreboard, but when Deepak stands in front of it, she throws the water on him instead. Deepak Thakur and Romil Choudhary will have a discussion over who should be nominated for the captaincy this week.

Former Knockouts Champion at Tonight’s WWE NXT Tapings
Undisputed Era beat down EC3 post match in a way that seemed like an injury angle. -Kassius Ohno def. There will be a League of Legends (Seth Rollins, Cesaro, Tyler Breeze, Ruby Riott, and a pro) vs.

Central Texas Floods & Bridge Collapse [PHOTOS & VIDEOS]
The Llano River's crest of 39.91 feet in Llano was just below the record high of 41.5 feet there in June 1935. Evacuations are underway in the cities of Kingsland and Marble Falls, both northwest of Austin.

Novak Djokovic cruises past Borna Coric to win fourth Shanghai title
Novak Djokovic won the Shanghai Masters after a convincing 6-3 6-4 victory over surprise finalist Borna Coric in China. Previewing the final, Djokovic said: "We can not underestimate Borna".

Google Pixel 3 XL teardown reveals Samsung screen, tons of glue
That hasn't slowed down iFixit from tearing down the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL to reveal all it can about the upcoming handsets. The Titan M is also used by the Pixel 3 to verify your lock screen passcode and limit the amount of log-in attempts.

Long lines on first day of legal pot sales in Canada
A coalition of groups concerned about the health risks associated with marijuana is calling legalization a "dark day for Canada". Democratic Senator Ron Wyden of OR said it's time for the United States government to follow Canada's lead.

Keira Knightley has banned her daughter from watching Cinderella
The actress recently appeared on Ellen , where she discussed what it was like to parent her 3-year-old daughter, Edie . Meanwhile Emma Keef, from York, allows her six-year-old daughter to watch the films, but has her reservations.

'Orange Is The New Black' To End After Season 7
The newest season of Orange is the New Black has been hijacked by a hacker who's ransoming the series for an undisclosed amount. The show was renewed for a seventh season back when Orange was given a three-season pickup order ahead of season four.

Cuadrilla UK's shale gas fracking delayed by bad weather
The company had planned to start fracking at both its horizontal shale wells at the Preston New Road site last week. The company had hoped to start work at the site on Saturday but this was delayed by the effects of Storm Callum.

Hollywood actor called for the overthrow of Donald trump
Actor Alec Baldwin urged voters to use their collective voice during the upcoming midterm election and "overthrow" US President Donald Trump . "He is nothing.

Floyd Mayweather Doubles Down On Khabib Boxing Bout
Mayweather, 41, easily defeated McGregor in their bout in August a year ago even though he is past his prime. He won the fight via fourth-round submission, and then exited the Octagon to confront McGregor's corner.

7th Case of Rare Disease Diagnosed
The agency doesn't know who may be at higher risk for developing this condition or the reasons they may be at higher risk. The rare AFM condition mostly presents in children but so far a cause or consistent patient pathogen has alluded doctors.

Tatum leads Celtics over 76ers in National Basketball Association season opener
Hayward received a loud ovation from the sellout crowd prior to his first home game in a Celtics' uniform. "It's my second year". To them, "bully ball" - getting the ball in the paint and attacking the rim - will yield more free-throw attempts for Embiid.

Netflix shares leap after subscriber surge
Netflix launched its first Indian original show " Sacred Games " in July and followed it up with "Ghoul" in August. Subscriber growth is paramount and in this category, Netflix didn't disappoint.

20 scribes rally behind Priya Ramani, want to testify against MJ Akbar
Journalist Tushita Patel , writing in the news portal, has recounted her experience of working with Mr. India's #MeToo movement is different from America's in other ways.

Other news