The Red Sox quietly welcomed another cheater back into their organization this week.
Former video replay coordinator J.T. Watkins, who was suspended last season after MLB said he illegally utilized game feeds to help players steal opposing teams’ signs during a few games in 2018, is returning to the team as a member of the professional scouting staff, according to the Boston Globe.
Watkins’ return was not met with the same fanfare as the rehiring of manager Alex Cora, who was reintroduced Tuesday after serving a one-year suspension issued by the league for playing a key role in the Astros’ electronic sign-stealing scandal in 2017. Read from source….