Fan Tracked 1,000+ Astros Trash Can Bangs During In 2017 Season


An Astros fan named Tony Adams went through every Astros home game from the 2017 season. Which, of course was the season that the MLB conducted an investigation on and determined punishments

Adams listened to every pitch from the Astros’ 2017 home games and decided to track any noises he heard in the background. There were 20 home games for which he did not have access to video. There were three “home” games which took place at Tropicana Field due to Hurricane Harvey and for which, obviously, the Astros’ camera setup from Minute Maid Park would not have been applicable.

Adams said he watched 8,200 pitches and found banging before over 1,100 of those pitches. He graphed which players got the most bangs during their at batsMarwin Gonzalez got the most, with bangs coming before 147 of 776 pitches seen, followed by George Springer, who got bangs on 139 of 933. José Altuve had the least among regulars, with only 24 bangs in 866 pitches.

Adams goes more in depth in at http://signstealingscandal.com/players/.

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