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Doctored baseballs? MLB’s sticky situation, new rules explained

Across Major League Baseball, batting averages are down, strikeouts are up, and suspicions are high. For decades, pitchers — including some hall of famers — have tried to get a better grip of the ball by using sticky substances. But the league says too many pitchers are doctoring the ball, and plans to crack down on those players. Amna Nawaz has the details on the sticky situation.

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