LeBron James calls on MLB to listen to players over Houston Astros sign-stealing

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The Astros beat the Dodgers to win their first World Series in 2017

Basketball star LeBron James has called on Major League Baseball to listen to players “disgusted” by the Houston Astros “sign-stealing” scandal.

A MLB report in January found the Astros illegally used a camera to steal signs from catchers to pitchers during their 2017 World Series-winning season.

No Astros players were punished and they will not be stripped of the title.

Several prominent players on other teams have criticised the Astros and MLB’s handling of the case.

“Listen I know I don’t play baseball but I am in sports and I know if someone cheated me out of winning the title and I found out about it I would be irate,” said Los Angeles Lakers player LeBron James on Twitter.

“I mean like uncontrollable about what I would/could do!”

James told MLB commissioner Rob Manfred to “listen to your players speaking about how disgusted, mad, hurt, broken [they are] about this”.

He added: “Literally the ball is in your co

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