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League Investigating Body Buzzers, Astros Improvements, Attendance Declines, and Other Cubs Bullets

Chicago Cubs

Having seen the Bulls live for the first time on Friday, now it’s time for me to head down to Soldier Field to see the Bears. When I made this plan, the Bears were still expected to be a playoff contender with reason to keep dreaming on Mitch Trubisky. Now? Well … I just hope it’s a fun game.

  • The rumors about Astros players possibly having buzzing devices on their bodies to help in the sign-stealing scheme? Maybe it happened, maybe it didn’t, but the rumors are legit enough that MLB is investigating it:

  • Here’s a kicker paragraph: “Players who might have violated league rules have been told by MLB officials they can expect leniency in exchange for answering questions truthfully. But members of the Astros’ front office and coaching staff could face significant punishment upon the investigation’s conclusion if they’re found to have cheated, the sources said. The league has requested to search the phones of certain members of the Astros’ front office, the sources said.”
  • A little analytical reminder that there WAS something going on under the hood with the team’s performance:



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Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.