Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander has been known for being outspoken about issues that impact the integrity of the game. Now, after the Astros were punished for cheating in 2017, Verlander is apologizing for not speaking up in his own clubhouse.

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Speaking to reporters at the start of spring training, Verlander shared how he became aware of the team’s trash-can banging and video replay system when he arrived. Reflecting back on it now, after the team won the 2017 World Series and finally got caught, the All-Star pitcher wishes he would have stopped it.