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Houston’s cheating hurts league’s legacy

Houston’s cheating hurts league’s legacy

By Joe Melillo, For the Pitt News

January 20, 2020

The 2017 Houston Astros will forever be stained by their sign-stealing and should receive the same treatment that baseball has given steroid users.

4 Panthers sign with MLB teams

4 Panthers sign with MLB teams

By Brian Gentry, Senior Staff Writer

July 9, 2019

The college baseball careers of three Pittsburgh Panthers ended early last month following the MLB draft. Now, they have all officially signed onto their new teams.

Infusion of youth key to upstart MLB teams

Infusion of youth key to upstart MLB teams

By Stephen Caruso / Assistant Sports Editor

September 8, 2015

There aren’t many ways to escape a losing past. However, one way is to field players who don’t remember it. At least that’s what the Houston Astros and Chicago Cubs are doing this year. With recent histories of futility — including four 100-loss seasons between them since 2009 — it seemed 2015 would ...

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