The Athletic reported that the Houston Astros were stealing signs during home games in 2017 with the aid of a camera in centerfield. Major League Baseball and the Houston Astros are investigating the allegation. Former Astros pitcher Mike Fiers told his teammates with the Detroit Tigers and Oakland Athletics about it. The Astros won the World Series in 2017.
RF Jorge Soler changed agents recently. He left ACES and went to Casey Close of Excel. Close is also the agent for Alex Gordon.
QB Kelly Bryant took all of the reps in practice on Wednesday. He’s not 100 percent but appears to be on track to play Saturday against Florida.
Jalen Wilson will be out 10-12 weeks. He has a chance to return this season but could also redshirt.
NFL teams received a memo Tuesday informing them that Colin Kaepernick will attend a private workout in Atlanta on Saturday. The workout will include on-field play and an interview. Kaepernick is interested in returning to the NFL. His agent requested for a Tuesday workout which the NFL denied. His agent then requested a later Saturday which was also denied. Kaepernick was just informed of the workout opportunity on Tuesday. He said Tuesday night that he has been waiting for this opportunity for three years and can’t wait for it.
Former Royals player Ben Zobrist is reportedly not sure if he will continue playing in 2020. Zobrist missed a lot of the 2019 season when he left the team to deal with his divorce. Zobrist is a free agent.
The San Francisco Giants hired former Phillies manager Gabe Kapler to be their next manager.
The St. Louis Cardinals signed P Adam Wainwright to a one year, $5 million contract with $5 million in incentives.
The Los Angeles Angels hired Tony LaRussa as a senior advisor to baseball operations.
Rocco Baldelli (MIN) and Mike Shildt (STL) were named the American League and National League managers of the year.
Former manager Clint Hurdle retired on Tuesday. The San Diego Padres interviewee Hurdle for their hitting coach position but Hurdle decided to call it quits.