This is one of those stories that can impact the baseball landscape for years.

The New York Times reports the St. Louis Cardinals are being investigated by the FBI for allegedly hacking into the Houston Astros internal networks and stealing confidential information.

The Houston FBI office is leading the investigation after law enforcement officials reportedly found evidence that the Cardinals broke into an Astros network that included internal discussions about trades, stats and scouting reports.

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According to the New York Times, subpoenas have been served to the Cardinals and Major League Baseball.

The Cardinals officials under investigation have not been announced publicly and they have not been suspended or fired.

This is the first known case of one professional sports team hacking into another's network and if true, would represent a major step beyond what Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots did with "SpyGate" in 2007.