Former Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch sat down with the MLB Network’s Tom Verducci for his first interview since he was fired for cheating his way to a World Series victory in 2017.

The full interview will air on Friday evening, but the MLB Network did share a clip of Hinch being asked in Houston’s 2017 championship was tainted.

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Hinch answered the yes or no question by not really answering it and that’s certainly telling.  If he didn’t think the cheating helped he would have put a permanent stop to it.  He didn’t.

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