- Olney: Manfred's mistake was giving sign stealers too much leeway
- The commissioner could have nipped the embarrassing scandal in the bud with a strong statement early on.
- Astros' Altuve confident 'everything will be fine'
- While second baseman Jose Altuve was open and eager to address the sign-stealing scandal at the Astros' winter fan festival, third baseman Alex Bregman was stoic and stingy with his words as the team sets its sights on spring training.
- Source: Astros to interview Baker for manager
- The Houston Astros will interview Dusty Baker for their open manager position next week, a source confirmed to ESPN's Jeff Passan.
- Survey: Fans want Astros players punished too
- More than half of MLB fans believe Astros players should have been penalized along with team management in the aftermath of the sign-stealing scandal, according to an online survey conducted on behalf of ESPN.
- Darvish now asks: Were Astros stealing off me?
- In the aftermath of the Astros' cheating scandal, a big question lingers for former Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish, who was rocked by Houston during the 2017 World Series: "Was I tipping [pitches], or were they stealing [signs]?"
- Astros' owner expects to hire manager by Feb. 3
- Houston Astros owner Jim Crane said Friday that he expects to hire a manager to replace AJ Hinch by Feb. 3. Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow were fired Monday after both were suspended by Major League Baseball for the team's sign-stealing scandal.
- McDowell: La Russa put in sign-stealing system
- Former White Sox pitcher Jack McDowell, who never played for Tony La Russa, said a camera-aided sign-stealing system was set up by the Hall of Fame manager prior to his being fired, and that was used after McDowell made his debut in 1987.