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Jason May

The Astros had a better record on the road, winning 53 rather than 48 at home.
I guess that supports your point that other things than cheating could cause success.


JM: It's complicated. Here you have someone confessing. But the cheating might not show up in the outcomes, just because it might not have helped. (When I wrote the chapter on steroids testing, I learned that some athletes claimed that steroids didn't help.) But cheating itself is against the rules. Another unknown is whether other teams also cheated, which can negate some of the expected benefits.

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