Breaking News out of MLB…
The Astros cheating scandal has been the talk of baseball for months now. The news was that baseball was going to drop HUGE punishment on the club!
Well here is the start..
Manager AJ Hinch and GM Jeff Luhnow have BOTH been suspended for the ENTIRE 2020 season!
BREAKING: Houston Astros GM Jeff Luhnow and manager AJ Hinch have been suspended for one year after an MLB investigation found the team used technology to cheat during its World Series-winning 2017 season, sources familiar with the punishment tell ESPN.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) January 13, 2020
BREAKING: MLB has decided on punishment for the Astros:— Starting 9 (@Starting9) January 13, 2020
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
(Per @Ken_Rosenthal & @JeffPassan) pic.twitter.com/A6uJYddI0f
Astros punishment from MLB:— Brian McTaggart (@brianmctaggart) January 13, 2020
– Jeff Luhnow, president of baseball ops and GM, and manager AJ Hinch suspended one year without pay.
– Fined $5,000,000
– Astros forfeit first and second round selections in the 2020 and 2021 First-Year Player Drafts.