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  1. Miami Marlins place Alex Sanabia on DL with groin injury

    The Miami Marlins have put pitcher Alex Sanabia on the 15-day disabled list with a right groin injury and recalled left-hander Dan Jennings from Triple-A New Orleans.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2013
  2. Alex Sanabia of the Miami Marlins says he didn't know spitter was...

    Miami Marlins pitcher Alex Sanabia said he didn't know it was illegal to spit directly onto a baseball.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2013
  3. Lester 6-0 after Drew, Sox slam Rays

    Gordon Edes

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- So, what future accusations lie in wait for Jon Lester? After spitballs for Clay Buchholz and steroids for David Ortiz, surely there is some manner of chicanery to which we can link the Red Sox left-hander, now 6-0 after breez...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  4. Toronto Blue Jays broadcaster Jack Morris apologizes to Clay Buch...

    Gordon Edes

    Blue Jays broadcaster Jack Morris, who last week in Toronto said that Clay Buchholz was throwing a spitball after watching video of Buchholz's performance, said Friday that he sought out the Red Sox pitcher to apologize for the controversy.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2013
  5. Jack Morris apologizes to Buchholz

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- Blue Jays broadcaster Jack Morris, who last week in Toronto said that Clay Buchholz was throwing a spitball after watching video of Buchholz's performance, said that he sought out the Red Sox pitcher and spoke to him before Friday night's g...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  6. Keith Law: MLB will eye Buchholz closely

    ESPNBoston.com

    ESPN MLB Insider Keith Law thinks that league officials will keep a close eye on Clay Buchholz in the wake of the spitball controversy, amid a report that he used a combination of rosin and sunscreen in an attempt to get a better grip on the ball dur...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  7. Using PitchFX to determine if Clay Buchholz is throwing a spitbal...

    Eno Sarris

    Eno Sarris uses PitchFX to examine the accusations that Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz is throwing spitballs.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2013
  8. Dempster scores KO in T.O.

    Gordon Edes

    TORONTO -- Red Sox pitcher Ryan Dempster knew exactly what to do Thursday night after undefeated teammate Clay Buchholz was accused by pitcher-turned-Blue Jays broadcaster Jack Morris of throwing a spitball the night before. "Actually, I came up a...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  9. Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell miffed by Jack Morris' allega...

    Gordon Edes

    Jack Morris, a former World Series hero and a Toronto Blue Jays broadcaster, said Thursday that he watched video after Wednesday night's game between the Jays and Red Sox and came away convinced that Boston pitcher Clay Buchholz is throwing a spitball.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2013
  10. Source -- Major League Baseball reviews Detroit Tigers' Jose Valv...

    Buster Olney

    Major League Baseball has reviewed video of Jose Valverde apparently throwing a spitball and has discussed the incident with the Detroit Tigers, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2012
  11. Detroit Tigers closer Jose Valverde denies throwing spitball agai...

    Detroit Tigers closer Jose Valverde denied throwing a spitball in the ninth inning of Sunday night's 7-6 win over the Cincinnati Reds.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2012
  12. The lost art of doctoring a baseball

    Jonah Keri

    Once upon a time, a pitcher would do anything to doctor a baseball.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2012
  13. Aug. 23, 1982: Gaylord Perry is ejected for throwing a spitball

    ESPN

    Aug. 23, 1982: Gaylord Perry is ejected for throwing a spitball....

    Blog | Conversation | August 23, 2011
  14. Calipari spitballs pay-for-play solution

    Eamonn Brennan

    When the Big Ten proposed adjusting scholarships to include more cash for cost of attendance, the reaction was diverse and wide-ranging. Some saw it as the best way to help student-athletes get a little extra spending money (anywhere between $2,000 a...

    Blog | June 22, 2011
  15. Left-Handed Compliment: Barry Zito Wants To Be An Old Pitcher Lik...

    Ezra Shaw/Getty Images "That's what I hate about these major league batters - I get older, they stay the same age." Barry Zito of the San Francisco Giants is off to a fast start this season, further establishing himself as one the game's premier...

    Blog | May 01, 2010
  16. Meet Your Blogger: Jeremy Wagner of Roundball Mining Company

    Henry Abbott

    When Jeremy Wagner started a fledgling sports blog during the Clinton Administration, he had no idea that a spitball session with Mark Cuban would eventually lead to a daily chronicle of his Nuggets. Jeremy's musings on the Nuggets -- now at Roun...

    Blog | February 25, 2009