Houston Astros GM, Manager AJ Hinch Fired, Team Fined In Cheating Scandal

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January 13, 2020 - 1:11 pm
 Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow and  manager AJ Hinch

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DALLAS (1080 KRLD) -  Jeff Luhnow, the general manager of the Houston Astros, and their manager, AJ Hinch, have been fired by team owner Jim Crane after they were suspended for the entire season for their roles for cheating.

The Astros must also forfeit their first and second round picks over the next two seasons.

Online: Statement from MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred 

They have also been fined $5 million. 

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