MLB rumors: Yankees see Red Sox's Alex Cora implicated in Astros' sign-stealing scandal

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MLB rumors: Yankees see Red Sox's Alex Cora implicated in Astros' sign-stealing scandal
MLB rumors: Yankees see Red Sox's Alex Cora implicated in Astros' sign-stealing scandal

The Boston Red Sox are implicated in the sign-stealing scandal involving the Astros, and much of it has to do with manager Alex Cora, who was Houston's bench coach in 2017. The Athletic reported Tuesday the Astros used electronic equipment, including a camera, to steal signs during the 2017 season, which ended with Houston winning the World Series. Here's what we know with respect to how the Red Sox factor in the investigation: The Athletic reported Thursday that “sources said both Cora and (Carlos) Beltrán played a key role in devising the sign-stealing system the team used that season.” Beltran's final season as a player was 2017, when he was an outfielder and pinch-hitter for the Astros. WEEI

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