Red Sox vs Astros : The Boston Red Sox took a 2-1 lead in the 2018 American League Championship Series with an 8-2 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park.
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“You’re not allowed to use technology in the aid of sign stealing,” Luhnow said. “It’s a very clear policy. We understand it. We abide by it. We have abided by it. We plan to continue abiding by it.
“That being said, there’s a lot of technology in ballparks these days. Video cameras and high-speed cameras. High magnification cameras, etc. Monitors showing live feeds. So when we go into an opposing ballpark, we tend to look around and make sure we don’t see any suspicious activity.”
“He worked for us last year. So clearly he knows everything that we’re doing,” Luhnow said. “And that’s the way it works in baseball. Players and coaches and front office members go from one organization to another from one year to the next. So I think everybody has a general feeling for what’s going on.”
MLB clears Astros: Major League Baseball said Wednesday the Houston Astros did not violate any rules by having a person monitor the Red Sox dugout from the nearby photo pit during Game 1 of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on Saturday.
MLB said it was contacted by “a number of Clubs’’ to express concerns about sign stealing and how video equipment was being used, and that it has reminded all playoff teams of the rules and established new practices regarding the use of video during games. It also said it considers the matter, which surfaced during Game 3 on Tuesday night, to be closed.
Astros general manager and president of baseball operations Jeff Luhnow said his team was “playing defense’’ and trying to ensure compliance by the Red Sox by placing someone near the Red Sox dugout