January 21, 2020

Mike Francesa calls out ex-Yankees for sign-stealing criticisms (New York Post)


Mike Francesa has a message for Yankees players and fans upset about the MLB sign-stealing scandal that is enveloping the Astros, Red Sox and Mets — pipe down, you’re being hypocritical.

Francesa, ripped CC Sabathia and Mark Teixeira for their comments on the scandal during his Wednesday show on WFAN Radio.

Teixeira, who played with Beltran in The Bronx for three years, said the Mets need to dump Carlos Beltran just as the Red Sox canned Alex Cora and the Astros pink-slipped A.J. Hinch. Sabathia said recently it was “frustrating” to know the Yankees two primary rivals cheated and that maybe he could have had another World Series title in 2017 or 2018 if the scandal hadn’t happened.

But Francesa isn’t buying any of that talk from the two former Yankees, who led the Yankees to a World Series title in 2009.

“For the Yankees to act sanctimonious here, I don’t care if it’s (Mark) Teixeira, C.C. Sabathia,” Francesa said. “Do the Yankees want to give back the home runs that were hit by players that won games in the postseason who were on steroids?” Or the games that were pitched by pitchers who were on steroids? Of course not. They want that…

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