Attorney says Cardinals execs not behind Astros hacking case

Posted at 10:46 PM, Jun 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-17 23:48:37-04

AP Sports Writer

ST. LOUIS (AP) - An attorney for the St. Louis Cardinals says executives of the team were not involved in the hacking of the Houston Astros' player personnel database.

The Cardinals hired the Dowd Bennett firm to handle an internal inquiry several months before this week's disclosure that the FBI is investigating whether the team hacked into the Astros computer system.

Jim Martin, an attorney for the firm, tells The Associated Press he is "100 percent confident" the case does not involve people like Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak and Chairman Bill DeWitt.

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