As much as we’d all prefer to move on from the Astros cheating scandal, it just plainly will not go away. And in all likelihood, the headlines will return once the commissioner rules on the Boston Red Sox in their cheating allegations.
So if we’re going to live in a world ruled by Astros cheating headlines, we might as well cover them all.
As the wind was dying down on the Houston scandal — going against the well thought out advice of Cubs pitcher Yu Darvish — Astros players chose to still speak out on the reverberations around the league. In particular, pitcher Lance McCullers spoke out on the subject as Houston players were trying to move away from the scandal and look to the new season.
“Those guys aren’t going to have to face us, which is maybe why they feel like they can speak like that.” -Lance McCullers (Astros RHP)
— Tim Cates (@timcates) February 20, 2020
Indeed, the pitcher who didn’t even pitch in 2019 shared his thoughts on the recent vitriol against his team days after the storm had died down.
Here’s the quote from McCullers: