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Mike Trout rips MLB for Astros cheating scandal, said he 'lost respect' for players

(CNN)Los Angeles Angels superstar Mike Trout has joined the list of Major League Baseball players criticizing the league for how it handled the Houston Astros cheating scandal.Speaking to reporters, Trout called the situation "sad for baseball.""I don't agree with the punishments, the players not getting anything," Trout said. "It was a player-driven thing. It sucks, too, because guys' careers have been affected, a lot of people lost jobs. It was tough. Me going up to the plate knowing what was coming -- it would be pretty fun up there."The Astros were caught for creating a system to decode and communicate an opposing team's pitching signs during the team's 2017 championship season. While sign stealing is commonplace, it is illegal to use ...