It won’t add any wins or rings to his resumé, but Aaron Boone now has history on his side.
During Game 1 of the 2019 ALCS, the Yankees were upset with a whistle coming from the Astros dugout, thinking it may have been part of Houston’s sign-stealing program. Astros manager A.J. Hinch called it “a joke” while blasting the allegations and later had to clear the air with Boone.
A previous investigation had cleared the Astros of wrongdoing in the 2019 ALCS, but after Houston was hit with serious punishments Monday for their 2017 sign-stealing program, Boone was reportedly feeling justified for his concerns.
“I know that (Boone) feels a little vindicated about some of his suspicions,” Buck Showalter said Monday night on YES Network’s “Yankees Hot Stove.”
Asked about his conversation with Boone, Showalter said it was a “just a text.”
“I don’t want to get into any of that, but I did mention it because I know during that time he was pretty vocal about some of it and was kind of ridiculed by some of the Astros people,” Showalter said. “So I think looking back on it, I know that the Yankees fans so to speak … I know it bothers me. Think of all the…