Commissioner Rob Manfred needed to make a big statement with his punishment of the Houston Astros, and he did. You can’t electronically steal signs and think it’s okay or to think you weren’t going to get caught. I give Astros owner Jim Crane credit for taking it one step further by firing Manager AJ Hinch and GM Jeff Lunow after MLB was suspending them for a year. And Manfred is not done yet with his penalties, Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora is next.

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