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A's contacted MLB about Astros cheating before Mike Fiers interview

MLB's offseason gave us the cheating "scandal" brought to surface by A's pitcher Mike Fiers. But it appears his explosive interview with The Athletic back in November was not the first time Major League Baseball knew about it.

The San Francisco Chronicle's Susan Slusser reported Wednesday that manager Bob Melvin said the A's had called the league about the Astros cheating allegations prior to Fiers going on record.

"Everyone was fed up with it," Melvin told Slusser.

Slusser later confirmed with A's general manager David Forst that the team did indeed make an official complaint through the front office.