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Texas Rangers pitcher Taylor Hearn was at the Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy, along with some teammates, giving out dinners. Hearn, it turns out, had a fracture near his elbow discovered in June, which is why he didn’t pitch again after going on the injured list, when initial reports indicated he would be back.
In the latest in the Houston Astros cheating saga, BP has an article where they went back through the video, found the date when the banging started in 2017, and compared the Astros plate discipline numbers before and after that date.
Jeff Passan says the Astros are continuing to be investigated, but some former major leaguers are refusing to cooperate.