"What a clown show." That's one of the many disparaging comments that flooded Twitter yesterday after Astros stars and management offered some semblance of an apology for their sign-stealing scheme. In a brief spring training press conference, owner Jim Crane said, "Our opinion is that this didn't impact the game." He further angered fans by declaring, "I don’t think I should be held accountable."
Why so much spin? Observers say being any more remorseful would mean acknowledging just how tainted the team's 2017 World Series win really is.
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