>> I take any issue that affects the play of the game on the field extremely seriously.>> An investigation into sign stealing in baseball is getting ugly. The New York Times first reported that MLB investigators confirmed the Red Sox used Apple Watches to send Yankee signals to their own players on the field.
And that when confronted, the Red Socks didn't deny it. Then the Red Sox filed their own complaint against the Yankees saying they we're using the cameras from the YES Network to steal Red Sox signals. On Tuesday Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said it's not the sign stealing that's the problem, it's how it was done.
>> We actually do not have any rule against sign stealing, and it has been a part of the game for a very, very long time. To the extend that there was a violation of a rule here. It was a violation, by one or the other, that involved the use of electronic equipment.
It's the electronic equipment that creates the violation.>> Manfred adding, league investigators will conduct a thorough probe into charges on both sides.