“Tony Adams, a graphic designer and web developer, downloaded from Major League Baseball a hefty spreadsheet of data from the Astros’ 2017 home games, wrote a web application to sync up the data with video footage of Houston’s plate appearances and documented every instance of trash can banging he could find.” WaPo: An Astros fan listened to thousands of the team’s 2017 at-bats. Sign-stealing was everywhere.

+ Here are all the details from Adams’ own site. “In an attempt to understand the scope of the cheating and the players involved, I decided to listen to every pitch from the Astros’ 2017 home games and log any banging noise I could detect.” (This kind of obsessive baseball fandom helps sports fans deal with the fact that football is over.)