Breaking: Houston Astros GM Jeff Luhnow and manager AJ Hinch have been suspended for one year. An MLB investigation found the team used technology to cheat during its World Series-winning 2017 season, sources familiar with the punishment tell @JeffPassan. pic.twitter.com/waSkuTaoMO— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) January 13, 2020
BREAKING: Per sources, MLB's penalties for #Astros include:*One-year suspensions for GM Jeff Luhnow and manager AJ Hinch.*Losses of 1st and 2nd round draft picks in both 2020 and '21.*A fine of $5M. Full story and more context with @EvanDrellich: https://t.co/djvKEYFiC7— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 13, 2020
JUST IN - Astros owner Jim Crane announces that GM Jeff Luhnow and manager A.J. Hinch have been dismissed. This comes after MLB suspended Luhnow and Hinch for the season.The latest on MLB's penalties: https://t.co/P1o1pUpYtU pic.twitter.com/HFqkvyuFhg— The Athletic MLB (@TheAthleticMLB) January 13, 2020
Waiting to hear what happens to Beltran and Cora, as they are believed to be the master minds of the scheme according to the report.
Probably the biggest TEAM scandal in baseball since the Black Sox.