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New York Post Jan 16, 2020

Jessica Mendoza, Mets advisor, backtracks after ripping Mike Fiers

Jessica Mendoza whiffed. So, she’s taking another swing at it. Just hours after the ESPN broadcaster and Mets special assistant denounced former Astros pitcher Mike Fiers for exposing his former team’s secret sign-stealing system, Mendoza backtracked on her original point after facing widespread criticism. “Thought it was important to clarify my earlier remarks about the...
New York Post Jan 16, 2020

Jessica Mendoza, Mets advisor, rips Mike Fiers for exposing Astros cheating

Before Carlos Beltran and the Mets parted ways Thursday, he seemed to have at least one Mets advisor in his corner. Because Jessica Mendoza doesn’t mind cheating. Just snitching. Mendoza, the Mets special assistant and ESPN announcer, criticized former Astros pitcher Mike Fiers for his role in exposing Houston‘s sign-stealing system, which led to the...

Jessica Mendoza hammers Mike Fiers for revealing Astros’ cheating

Jessica Mendoza is upset that a player came forward about MLB’s sign-stealing scandal. On ESPN’s “Golic and Wingo” show on Thursday morning, the “Sunday Night Baseball” broadcaster and former softball star had strong words for former Astros pitcher Mike Fiers’ “going public” with his teammates’...
Bless You Boys Jan 15, 2020
Opinion: MLB misses the mark with Astros’ punishments

Opinion: MLB misses the mark with Astros’ punishments

Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/ The conclusion of the league’s investigation into the Astros’ sign stealing scandal saw punishments handed out to all but those most responsible. It is funny how big things can start so small. In an interview with Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic in 2019, pitcher Mike Fiers alleged that his former team, the Houston Astros, had engaged in a sign-stealing campaign that violated the rules of Major League Baseball. With those words, Fiers balled up a tiny little snowball and ever so gently pushed it down a very steep hill. Following the Fiers...
Call to the Pen Jan 15, 2020

Oakland Athletics: Hey Twitterverse, how about defending Fiers, not Rose?

Twitter users used Astrogate to agitate for Pete Rose despite wrongdoing and attack Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers for doing the right thing. This all started when a report in The Athletic had Oakland Athletics starter Mike Fiers detailing the blatant manner by with the Houston Astros cheated in 2017. Months later, on Monday, January 13th […] Oakland Athletics: Hey Twitterverse, how about defending Fiers, not Rose? - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Mercury News Jan 13, 2020
Mike Fiers’ whistle blow answered: MLB issues harsh punishments on Astros

Mike Fiers’ whistle blow answered: MLB issues harsh punishments on Astros

Oakland Athletics' Mike Fiers blew whistle on Houston Astros' use of sign stealing technology.

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