Andrew Benintendi on Red Sox investigation: ‘We know we didn’t do anything’


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Main League Baseball is likely nearing the top of its investigation into allegations that the Boston Pink Sox illegally stole indicators during their World Collection season in 2018, and you may rely Andrew Benintendi among the many players who're confident the findings will probably be nothing like what we saw with the Houston Astros.

Benintendi was asked about MLB’s ongoing investigation on Thursday, and he stated he doesn’t anticipate any surprises when it's complete. The outfielder stated Pink Sox players “know we didn’t do something.”

It will stand to cause that the Purple Sox would have an honest concept by now if MLB uncovered anything they need to be frightened about. The simplest approach for gamers to make themselves look dangerous is to be caught in a blatant lie, and slugger JD Martinez additionally stated lately that he is confident the investigation will exonerate the Red Sox. Common supervisor Chaim Bloom, who was not with the workforce in 2018, advised WEEI’s “Greg Hill Morning Show” on Thursday that has no purpose to consider MLB will uncover any evidence of cheating.

“What I'll say is I don’t have any purpose to assume something went on,” Bloom stated. “Again, I’m cautious what I say as a result of I do need to respect the investigation. We've to respect it.”

A current report claimed whatever the Red Sox were doing was not as bad as the flowery sign-stealing that went on in Houston. Boston has been accused of illegally using the video replay room to help steal signs, however you would have to assume the arrogance radiating from Purple Sox gamers means something — particularly when you consider how bad the Astros have made themselves look.

Former Astros manager AJ Hinch made some extremely arrogant remarks when the New York Yankees accused his staff of dishonest in the course of the playoffs last yr, but that was before he knew Houston can be investigated. Benintendi and others know MLB is digging to seek out no matter it could possibly, yet they nonetheless seem confident nothing will come of the investigation.