March 1, 2021

The cheating Astros have one thing left to do (New York Post)



WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Hank Williams’ classic “Your Cheatin’ Heart’’ should play on the PA system when the Astros open camp Thursday.

Perhaps Donnie Brasco should greet the players, no one wore a wire better — assuming all the suspicions are true, and not just the ones MLB found in its probe.

“Take it back” was the Astros 2019 motto. “Steal it back” would have been more fitting.

The 2020 Astros open up a spring training camp like no other, and the first order of business should be apologies across the board from the players, front office, owner Jim Crane and every employee with a laptop and an Astros password.

This is as bad as it gets.

A.J. Hinch is history as manager, along with Jeff Luhnow as GM, but there is plenty of blame to go around for one of the darkest periods in baseball history — the Astros’ electronic sign stealing that was exposed this offseason.

The Astros have given a whole new baseball meaning to buzzer-beater — assuming all the suspicions are true, and not just the ones MLB found in its probe.

Some former Astros have stepped up to the apology plate, but it’s time for the team to admit its baseball sins from top to…

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