Today's Quick Scrapes

Crisis Management in the year 2020, cont'd

Astros Fallout: 'Another day, another detail.'

This is what this entire spring has been like, the Astros’ brazen cheating the talk of spring-training camps around baseball despite efforts by teams to look ahead to the upcoming season.

If the story of the day isn’t about a previously unreported element of how the Astros perpetuated their fraud, it’s about what a prominent player had to say about baseball’s version of the New England Patriots.

The developments clearly have worn down Manfred, who looked like a living metaphor for the state of the game.

He looked fatigued. He sounded defeated."