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#pounditSunday, June 23, 2024

Twitter reacts to Red Sox cheating using Apple Watch

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News broke Tuesday afternoon that the Yankees had accused the Red Sox of sign stealing using electronic communication. Their complaint was filed with MLB a few weeks ago, and the league reportedly found that the Red Sox were indeed breaking rules by stealing signs using electronic communication, including an Apple Watch. Boston reportedly admitted to doing so, though they responded by filing a complaint accusing the Yankees of also cheating.

Obviously a sign stealing accusation is a big story in baseball, but it becomes even bigger when the accusations are between the two biggest rivals in the sport. Throw into the mix the fact that the accusation involves yet another New England sports team following the Patriots’ Spygate and Deflategate scandals, and you have the perfect storm.

It didn’t take long for Twitter to react to the scandal.

Then the jokes started to come:

Then there were plenty of jokes centered around the Apple Watch:

We have a feeling this is only the beginning of much more to come.


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