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Doctoring The Ball

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The Yankees starting pitcher gets ready to deliver a pitch with what appears to be a substance resembling pine tar on his throwing hand. The Yankees starting pitcher gets ready to deliver a pitch with what appears to be a substance resembling pine tar on his throwing hand. The Red Sox left-hander appears to have a gooey green substance in his glove during Game 1 of the World Series. Former MLB pitchers and Blue Jays broadcasters Jack Morris and Dirk Hayhurst accused Buchholz of cheating for wiping his fingers across his left forearm, which appears to be covered with a shiny substance. With umpire Chris Guccione holding the evidence, Tampa Bay Rays reliever Joel Peralta (not pictured) was ejected for having a foreign substance on his glove in a game against the Washington Nationals. The Tigers left-hander had a suspicious discoloration on his throwing hand in the first inning of Game 2 of the World Series. Rogers was asked to wash his hand before pitching in the second. In a game against the Nationals, the Angels reliever was ejected before throwing a pitch and had his glove confiscated because pine tar was found on the heel of the glove. Umpire Joe West holds the cap belonging to Cardinals reliever Julian Tavarez, who was ejected and suspended for 10 games for having pine tar on his cap. The Expos pitcher was ejected during a game against the Rockies for having glue on his hand. The Diamondbacks submarine pitcher was ejected during a game against the Cubs for having heat balm in a bandage on his sleeve. The Tigers right-hander was ejected from a game against Tampa Bay for having sandpaper on his left thumb. During Game 3 of the NLCS against the Mets, Dodgers reliever Jay Howell (50) gets the heave-ho from umpire Harry Wendelstedt after pine tar was found on Howell's glove. The Phillies pitcher earned an ejection when he was caught with sandpaper in his glove during a game against the Cubs. Umpire Tim Tschida tosses Twins right-hander Joe Niekro for having an emery board in his back pocket while pitching against the Angels.