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Astros Press Conference Was "Contrition Performance Art", "PR-Coached Statements Disguised As Apologies"

Astros Justin Verlander has been extremely clear in the past about players who cheat in baseball.

It turns out he was specifically referring to players who cheat against his team.

Justin Verlander in 2016

“If there is proven intent to cheat: you test positive or it’s found that you were taking an illegal substance, PEDs, and trying to cheat the system, trying to go around it, I think it should be a ban from baseball” — G (@godisgreat122) February 13, 2020

Eric Stephen, SB Nation, February 13, 2020:

One of baseball's very best teams is also its most contemptible.