If you’ve somehow missed it, the Astros punishment for technologically enhanced sign-stealing is in, and it’s one of the steepest punishments an organization has received for in-game misconduct in many years.
BREAKING: Per sources, MLB’s penalties for #Astros include:
*One-year suspensions for GM Jeff Luhnow and manager AJ Hinch.
*Losses of 1st and 2nd round draft picks in both 2020 and ‘21.
*A fine of $5M.
Full story and more context with @EvanDrellich: https://t.co/djvKEYFiC7— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 13, 2020
Per Jayson Stark, only Pete Rose and Leo Durocher have received suspensions of this length or longer as managers.