The Houston Astros: Baseball’s Former Shooting Star is Just Space Junk

Sign stealing is nothing new in baseball.  It is a respected part of the game; when done properly, without the use of sign stealing technology.  The Astros decidedly ignored this aspect of the game.  Beginning in September 2016, an intern in the Astros organization gave a presentation to Jeff Luhnow, then Astros General Manager and President of Baseball Operations.  This presentation consisted of a Microsoft Excel application that could “decode” opposing teams’ signs; they dubbed it “Codebreaker.”  … More The Houston Astros: Baseball’s Former Shooting Star is Just Space Junk