WEST PALM COASTLINE, Fla.– Houston Astros gamers Alex Bregman as well as José Altuve said Thursday the group regrets its sign-stealing system that was examined and punished by Big league Baseball.
“I am truly sorry,” Bregman said.
Astros proprietor Jim Crane and new manager Dusty Baker– who changed the fired AJ Hinch– additionally talked at an information seminar at the group’s springtime training center.
“We can not take back what took place,” Crane stated.
MLB did not penalize any gamers for the unfaithful and also Crane said he stood by that.
We’re not going to do anything to the gamers,” the proprietor stated.
Altuve said there was a complete group meeting Wednesday to discuss what occurred.
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred disciplined the Astros after he discovered the group damaged rules by utilizing electronics to take signs throughout its go to the 2017 World Collection championship and again in the 2018 season.
The Astros were fined $5 million, the maximum allowed under major league regulations, as well as surrendered their following two initial- as well as second-round amateur draft picks.
The investigation located that the Astros utilized the video clip feed from a center area camera to check out and also translate opposing catcher’s signs. Players banged on a trash bin to signal to batters what was coming, thinking it would enhance chances of obtaining a hit.