Major League Baseball will not investigate allegations that Cardinals’ front office personnel illegally hacked Houston Astros’ databases until the federal investigation has been completed, according to recent reports. Rob Manfred said the FBI and Justice Department had informed the Commissioner’s office aware of the investigation’s timetable and movement, but of few specifics.
The incident is unprecedented for baseball and sports in general. It is an entirely different incident than the New England Patriot’s exploits of stealing plays and deflating NFL footballs. And it should have been totally expected. Cheating has been a part of baseball for a very long time. “Cheating is [...]