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Pine tar - Wikipedia

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Pine tar is a sticky material produced by the high temperature .... Pine tar is also sometimes used by pitchers in baseball to improve grip on the ball in cold weather, although it is questionable ...

Why Pitchers Use Pine Tar - Business Insider

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Apr 24, 2014 ... The debate over pitchers using pine tar was raised once again when Michael Pineda of the New York Yankees was ejected after umpires found ...

Count on pitchers continuing to use pine tar - ESPN.com

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Apr 30, 2014 ... While Michael Pineda set off a firestorm when he was busted for using pine tar, don't count on it forcing any sort of future change to the rules.

What Is Pine Tar And Why Is It Illegal In Baseball? - Digg

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Apr 24, 2014 ... “Isn't pine tar traditionally used in baseball?” Allow us to explain. ... Major League Baseball Rule 8.00 governs behavior for pitchers. Subsection ...

Pitchers shouldn't be allowed to use foreign substances -- period ...

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May 28, 2015 ... Batters want pitchers to use what they need to grip the ball well, within ... Using pine tar, sunscreen or another illegal substance to grip the ball ...

pitchers use pine tar. - FOX Sports

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Apr 24, 2014 ... Exclusive: MLB pitchers reveal truth about using foreign substances. Michael ... One pitcher said he uses 'a little pine tar on my wrist. Rubbed in ...

Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda ejected for having pine tar on ...

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Though it is in violation of MLB Rule 8.02, pitchers have been known to use pine tar, spray-on sunscreen and other sticky substances to help with their control.

Baseball pitchers want a better grip, not a competitive advantage ...

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Jun 28, 2015 ... “The pitcher shall not apply a foreign substance of any kind to the ball. ... Infielders and catchers use substances, usually pine tar, to improve ...

Brewers pitcher Will Smith ejected for using foreign substance ...

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May 21, 2015 ... It's generally accepted that many pitchers will use pine tar or sun screen lotion or another substance to gain an upper-edge, and most pitchers ...

John Farrell thinks pitchers should be allowed to use gripping ...

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May 25, 2015 ... “I would like to see an approved substance that pitchers can use. ... Here's Farrell on pine tar or a sunscreen/rosin mixture (which is what Smith ...