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Pine tar

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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 ...

Does pine tar benefit pitchers? - Over the Monster

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Apr 25, 2014 ... Nitkowski says that the use of pine tar is higher among relievers than it is among starting pitchers, although most pitchers have used something ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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Apr 23, 2014 ... 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 ...

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 ...

A field guide to pitchers using pine tar | New York Post

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Apr 24, 2014 ... Pitchers have used pine tar for decades, though most players are smart enough to be discreet about the well-known practice. Several questions ...

Hypocrisy to baseball's pine tar rules - The Boston Globe

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Apr 25, 2014 ... In the wink-wink world of baseball, it's OK for pitchers to use pine tar when it's a bit cold or windy, most likely usually in April or ...

Pine tar illegal, but irrelevant: New York Yankees pitcher Michael ...

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Apr 10, 2014 ... Pine tar illegal, but irrelevant: New York Yankees pitcher Michael ... Hitters would rather have a pitcher use a substance to get a grip than ...

Pine Tar Archives - Collegiate Baseball Newspaper

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Pine Tar. Pitchers Use Everything But Kitchen Sink. July 24, 2014 ... Some of the substances used by pitchers over the years include pine tar, spit, tobacco juice, ...

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Why Pitchers Use Pine Tar - Business Insider

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Apr 24, 2014 ... Pine tar is used to get a better grip on the ball, but it is an illegal substance banned by MLB. After his ejection from Wednesday night's game ...

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

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Apr 29, 2014 ... Former pitchers David Cone and Mike Krukow said they routinely used pine tar for a better grip during their careers, and Mike Blowers weighed ...

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

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The prevailing sentiment seems to be that pitchers should be allowed to use ... Using pine tar, sunscreen or another illegal substance to grip the ball does not ...