Was Carlos Beltrán the ‘Godfather’ in Astros’ Sign-stealing System?

In a new report from The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal and Evan Drellich, members of the Astros are said to have “felt powerless” to stop Beltrán’s use of the now infamous sign-stealing scheme. Players said Beltrán was considered “El Jefe, the Godfather, the king, the alpha male in the building.”

Ozzie Jr. and Jennifer Mercedes disagree on the notion that this lands squarely in Beltrán’s lap.

Our daily show, La Vida Baseball Live, premieres from 1-2 ET M-F on Periscope, YouTube, and Facebook!