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Off topic, Yankee sign stealing was widespread and serious.



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More will come out as documents are unsealed. But not surprisingly, the Bronx bombers used replay monitors to find signs and then signal them ot batters in real time.

 

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"Teixeira said the Yankees used modern technology for “old-school” benefits. The former first baseman, who played in pinstripes from 2009-2016, said a few Yankees players and coaches used replay monitors to decipher a sequence or indicator and would share it with teammates, though not in real time. When a runner would get to second base, he was told to check if the catcher was keeping the same signs, and if he was, the runner could then alert the hitter.

“This is what every team has done over the past few years with video rooms being close to the dugout and [it is] not against the rules,” Teixiera said"
 

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This is old news and was not at all on the same level as the Astros (at least what has currently been released / spoken about). Here’s an article about it in Feb / 2 key highlights below.


In a statement given to The Post, MLB said, “After the 2017 season, we learned that a number of Clubs believed utilizing video monitors in the clubhouse and video room to decipher signs so they could later be relayed to a runner on second base was not a violation of MLB rules as long as the information was not communicated electronically to the dugout. As a result, we clarified the rules going forward to expressly prohibit such conduct.”

MLB considered what the Astros did as way more egregious for multiple reasons. One, it happened in real time to alert hitters what was coming, even with no runners on base. Secondly, it included the creation of an algorithm to decipher the signs that could be relayed to runners at second to alert hitters. Additionally, electronic communication was used in multiple ways and it continued beyond the Sept. 15, 2017, commissioner’s edict that MLB sees as a line in the sand about sign stealing.
 
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EVERY team in baseball was stealing signs using technology, it was widely known and accepted. The Astros took it too far and that is why they became the example. This is coming from a Red Sox fan by the way,
 
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So explain to me how is this different from what the Red Sox were penalized a draft pick for?
 
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Off topic from this discussion but baseball related. I was driving through Orlando and heard the unmistakable sound of baseball on the radio. Unfortunately, it was a rebroadcast of the Tampa Chicago ALDS. I sure miss baseball.
 

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"Teixeira said the Yankees used modern technology for “old-school” benefits. The former first baseman, who played in pinstripes from 2009-2016, said a few Yankees players and coaches used replay monitors to decipher a sequence or indicator and would share it with teammates, though not in real time. When a runner would get to second base, he was told to check if the catcher was keeping the same signs, and if he was, the runner could then alert the hitter.

“This is what every team has done over the past few years with video rooms being close to the dugout and [it is] not against the rules,” Teixiera said"
Lol
 
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Sign stealing has been going on since the game was created. It’s not cheating.

Its cheating when you use technology and Apple watches to gain an advantage in real time.
This is sort of a dumb artificial distinction that sounds like something a fan would say to justify what the team he roots for does.
 

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Stealing signs in baseball without complex computer algos or hidden cameras relayed by runners who reach second base is the basketball equivalent to studying film of your opponents offensive / defensive sets in to give yourself an advantage.

Stealing signs in baseball using complex computer algos and hidden cameras relayed in real-time through the dugout for each pitch is like micing up the opposing teams locker room & huddles to give yourself an advantage.

Not a perfect example, but hopefully explains the vast difference between what was proven that the Astros did and what the Yankees are accused to have done.
 
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Stealing signs in baseball without complex computer algos or hidden cameras relayed by runners who reach second base is the basketball equivalent to studying film of your opponents offensive / defensive sets in to give yourself an advantage.

Stealing signs in baseball using complex computer algos and hidden cameras relayed in real-time through the dugout for each pitch is like micing up the opposing teams locker room & huddles to give yourself an advantage.

Not a perfect example, but hopefully explains the vast difference between what was proven that the Astros did and what the Yankees are accused to have done.
But what you're missing is that the new reports are we don't know what the Yankees did because Manfred covered it up
 

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Stealing signs in baseball without complex computer algos or hidden cameras relayed by runners who reach second base is the basketball equivalent to studying film of your opponents offensive / defensive sets in to give yourself an advantage.

Stealing signs in baseball using complex computer algos and hidden cameras relayed in real-time through the dugout for each pitch is like micing up the opposing teams locker room & huddles to give yourself an advantage.

Not a perfect example, but hopefully explains the vast difference between what was proven that the Astros did and what the Yankees are accused to have done.
Still doesn't matter to me. The game is far too pitcher centric as far as I'm concerned. Just throw the damn ball. Oh, and they should also have to bat.
 
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Stealing signs in baseball without complex computer algos or hidden cameras relayed by runners who reach second base is the basketball equivalent to studying film of your opponents offensive / defensive sets in to give yourself an advantage.

Stealing signs in baseball using complex computer algos and hidden cameras relayed in real-time through the dugout for each pitch is like micing up the opposing teams locker room & huddles to give yourself an advantage.

Not a perfect example, but hopefully explains the vast difference between what was proven that the Astros did and what the Yankees are accused to have done.
You are obviously a Yankees fan
As long as there is technology there will be attempts by EVERYONE to use it to their advantage
I'm willing to bet that nearly every team used things on the Astro's level to get an advantage in any one or more aspects of the game.
 

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