May 11, 2021

Heated LeBron James goes off on Astros’ cheating scandal (New York Post)



Baseball stars aren’t the only ones fuming about the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal.

“Listen I know I don’t play baseball but I am in Sports and I know if someone cheated me out of winning the title and I found out about it I would be (expletive) irate,” NBA All-Star LeBron James tweeted Tuesday in response to the cheating scheme rocking baseball.

James roots for his hometown Cleveland Indians and the Yankees, who lost to the Astros in the 2017 ALCS — the same season Houston was found to have electronically stolen signs en route to winning the World Series.

Many players and fans across the league have called on MLB commissioner Rob Manfred to punish Astros players for their roles in the scandal, but players were granted immunity in exchange for providing information on the case.

“I mean like uncontrollable about what I would/could do! Listen here baseball commissioner listen to your…..players speaking today about how disgusted, mad, hurt, broken, etc etc about this. Literally the ball is in your court (or should I say field),” the Lakers superstar tweeted. “And you need to fix this for the sake of Sports!…

Read “Heated LeBron James goes off on Astros’ cheating scandal” at New York Post