As time goes by, we’re learning more and more about how the Astros sign stealing scheme unfolded and just who were the main culprits behind it. We already know that to at least some degree, the scheme was initiated by the front office, which makes former GM Jeff Luhnow look pretty bad. But now Carlos Beltran’s involvement has come to the forefront.
A report by The Athletic laid out how heavily responsible Beltran was for the scheme. As the senior member of the clubhouse, he enjoyed a position of authority that few other players were willing to challenge.