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Twitter rips Astros after team’s sign-stealing apology ahead of training camp

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – The Houston Astros are working to “regain the trust” of their fans and the rest of the baseball community ahead of the 2020 season, following the sign-stealing scandal that got general manager Jeff Luhnow and manager AJ Hinch fired.

Team owner Jim Crane, new manager Dusty Baker and players Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman addressed the issue at their spring training facility in West Palm Beach, Florida ahead of the first practice for pitchers and catchers.

“I’m really sorry for the choices that were made,” Bregman said. “I hope to regain the trust of baseball fans.”

Crane said the incident will never happen again and the team is working to move past the scandal that tarnished their 2017 championship win.

Following the news conference, people on Twitter were not quick to buy the apology give, saying it was sad and “made them look worse.”

Here are some of the other things people are saying about the public address:

Various media were not the only ones who criticized the Astros apology. Current and former MLB players also gave their thoughts across the league.


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