Houston’s cheating hurts league’s legacy


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The Houston Astros' Jose Altuve hits a solo home run in the fifth inning against the New York Yankees in Game 7 of the American League Championship Series at Minute Maid Park in Houston on Oct. 21, 2017. The Astros won, 4-0, to advance to the World Series.

The Houston Astros’ Jose Altuve hits a solo home run in the fifth inning against the New York Yankees in Game 7 of the American League Championship Series at Minute Maid Park in Houston on Oct. 21, 2017. The Astros won, 4-0, to advance to the World Series.

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The Houston Astros’ Jose Altuve hits a solo home run in the fifth inning against the New York Yankees in Game 7 of the American League Championship Series at Minute Maid Park in Houston on Oct. 21, 2017. The Astros won, 4-0, to advance to the World Series.

Howard Simmons/New York Daily News/TNS

Howard Simmons/New York Daily News/TNS

The Houston Astros’ Jose Altuve hits a solo home run in the fifth inning against the New York Yankees in Game 7 of the American League Championship Series at Minute Maid Park in Houston on Oct. 21, 2017. The Astros won, 4-0, to advance to the World Series.

By Joe Mellilo, For the Pitt News

The date is April 7, 2004. Barry Bonds digs into the batter’s box against Roger Clemens and strikes out looking — the two would never face each other again in an MLB game. At the time, each man is the best at his position and accumulating statistics…

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