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Did Zacj Grienke really give away pitch sign

Did Zach Greinke really give away a pitch to the Oakland A’s?

The Houston Astros pitcher caused a stir on Thursday when he held up two fingers moments before throwing a 3-2 pitch that A’s outfielder Ramón Laureano deposited into the left field stands for a two-run home run in Game 4 of the ALDS.

Did Greinke really give away pitch?

That looks … bizarre. Was Greinke atoning for the sins of the Astros sign-stealing scandal by blatantly giving away pitches to a playoff opponent?

If that seems unlikely, it’s because it is.

While it’s fun for fans to think that a six-time All-Star pitcher for baseball’s most reviled franchise would suffer such a monumental lapse of judgment, the more likely explanation is much more mundane.

Houston Astros’ Zack Greinke pitches against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of Game 4 of a baseball American League Division Series in

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Lowe’s teams up with Daymond John to diversify its suppliers with a virtual pitch competition

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a man wearing a suit and tie: Lowes CEO Marvin Ellison on Leadership Next.


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Lowes CEO Marvin Ellison on Leadership Next.

In a new initiative called “Making It… With Lowe’s,” the home improvement retailer teams up with FUBU founder and Shark Tank star Daymond John to offer hundreds of small-business owners from underrepresented communities the chance to sell their products on Lowes.com and in store. 

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“This is just our way as a large company to allow everyday small businesses, who we all agree are the cornerstone of our economy, to get a chance to put products on the shelf of a major company,” Lowe’s CEO Marvin Ellison says on the latest episode of Leadership Next.

The search will cast a wide net and winnow the applicants down in a one-day, virtual pitch challenge

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