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Sunday, February 09, 2020

Rays’ Charlie Morton on Astros cheating: ‘I regret not doing more to stop it’

ST. PETERSBURG — Charlie Morton in 2017 was not the Charlie Morton he is today.

He was new to the Astros, coming off an injury-abbreviated season, relatively unaccomplished in the game. He wasn’t, in locker room parlance, a guy.

Had he been the two-time All-Star he is today with the Rays, the veteran revered for his professionalism and respected for his perspective, maybe things would have unfolded differently.

But when Morton learned of the scheme his Houston teammates were using to steal signs and tip off their hitters to what pitch was coming, when he heard the actual banging on a trash can to relay the info, he didn’t say or do anything.

And the Parade of Fecklessness continues!

 

QLE Posted: February 09, 2020 at 12:51 AM | 23 comment(s)
  Beats: astros, charlie morton, dirty rotten cheaters

 

 

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