Astros' Sign-Stealing Sent Career To Showers, Pitcher Says

By Mike Curley (February 10, 2020, 6:40 PM EST) -- A former pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays sued the Houston Astros in California state court on Monday, saying the team torpedoed his career in Major League Baseball by stealing his pitching signals and gaining four runs off him in a single inning before he was kicked back to the minors.

Michael Bolsinger, who pitched three seasons as a starter at the University of Arkansas and has had success in the minors, said his major league career all but ended after he gave up four runs in a single inning when he was brought in as a relief pitcher in an...

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