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pmagalei

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What's your take on Jack Morris'(Toronto Blue Jay's broadcaster) comments on accusing Clay Buchholz(Pitcher for Red sox) last night for throwing a spitter? What is a spitter? He said he was cheating by throwing a spitter?

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Re: Any baseball fans? knows more about baseball terminology?...
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2013, 10:14:56 am »
A spitter or spitball is when the pitcher doctors the ball with a foreign substance such as saliva or spit. Typically causes the ball to move more than it normally would.

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Re: Any baseball fans? knows more about baseball terminology?...
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2013, 04:38:52 am »
Clay was suppose to have had some type of substance on his forearm that he kept wiping his pitching hand on before throwing the ball.
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