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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2019, file photo, Boston Red Sox's J.D. Martinez bats against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla. Many Red Sox players talked Saturday, Jan. 18, about how much they liked and valued manager Alex Cora and hated to see him go. “I’m heartbroken about it,

Boston's Martinez would like to see some video remain

Feb. 17, 2020 4:21 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Boston slugger J.D. Martinez has relied on video to analyze and adjust his swing before and during games. He’d hate to see the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal lead to the complete ban of in-game access. “That’s who I am,” he said Monday at the...

FILE - In this April 30, 2019, file photo, Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts smiles as he crosses home plate on his solo home run off Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Aaron Brooks in the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston. Betts and the Red Sox agreed Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, to a $27 million contract, the largest one-year salary for an arbitration-eligible player. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

AP sources: Red Sox agree to trade Betts, Price to Dodgers

Feb. 5, 2020 12:58 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Banking on Mookie Betts to be the missing piece in their World Series pursuit, the Los Angeles Dodgers finally pulled off a blockbluster deal with the cost-cutting Red Sox. Boston agreed to trade the 2018 AL MVP to the Dodgers on Tuesday night, according to two people with knowledge of the...

Houston Astors third baseman Alex Bregman is interviewed by the media during the baseball team's FanFest at Minute Maid Park on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Houston. (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP)

Astros, Red Sox look ahead in wake of sign-stealing scandal

Jan. 18, 2020 9:00 PM EST

Players from two teams at the center of baseball’s sign-stealing scandal faced their fans on Saturday for the first time since the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox ousted their managers amid the fallout from the investigation into Houston’s elaborate scheme. The Astros and Red Sox held their annual...