It looks like Major League Baseball may have to rethink its stance on Apple Watches.
The Red Sox have been using Apple’s wearable as part of an elaborate cheating scheme to intercept their opponents’ hand signals, according to The New York Times.
It’s not clear exactly how all this went down but the report says Boston’s MLB team has admitted to investigators that the team’s trainers use their Apple Watches to pass information to players about the opposing team’s hand signals during some games.
The scheme, which has been going on for “at least several weeks,” came out after the New York Yankees had filed a complaint with the league over the Red Sox’s tactics. The Yankees reportedly had video evidence showing Red Sox trainers looking at their watches and passing information to players, including outfielder Chris Young. Read more…