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Astros hit with 1-year suspensions for manager, GM, and heavy draft penalties UPDATE: Sox fire Cora

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Regan MacNeil, Jan 13, 2020.

  1. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

  2. Elliotte Friedman

    Elliotte Friedman Moderator Staff Member

    There've been reports players received immunity in exchange for testifying
  3. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

  4. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    Is this a joke? Where are these reports? Bc fuck any players who toss managers or GMs under the bus for this. No one was making you go along. It’s called having a backbone
  5. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    I just liked the photo. It's humorous.
  6. Neutral Corner

    Neutral Corner Well-Known Member

    I was only following orders...
  7. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    I've heard that a few places, that the only reason the players agreed to speak was a promise of immunity.
  8. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    You never make a deal with the shooter to get the getaway driver
  9. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    Links? Or are we talking message boards and talk radio?
  10. Elliotte Friedman

    Elliotte Friedman Moderator Staff Member

    This is from Ken Davidoff in The New York Post.

    "Once MLB decided to grant all players immunity in its investigation, Beltran, a player for the 2017 Astros, found himself in the clear, in terms of discipline, as long as he cooperated, which baseball officials believe he did."

    David Waldstein of The New York Times credited the same fact to MLB's statement.

    "Beltran’s situation is different. M.L.B. said in its statement that it would have been impractical to punish the players, because they were not in official leadership roles at the time. Players were assured immunity in return for their cooperation, and it is believed Beltran was forthright with investigators."
  11. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    So queens has another rat, makes sense
    Songbird likes this.
  12. 3_Octave_Fart

    3_Octave_Fart Well-Known Member

    You know how bad it's going to look if the Puerto Rican guy (Cora) gets a lifetime ban and Hinch is managing the Giants next year?
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