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Clay Buchholz cheating accusations don’t hold water

The most telling comment during L’Affaire Buchholz came from Red Sox catcher David Ross, who said that Clay Buchholz throws back scuffed baseballs. In the past, scuffed baseballs were like gold for pitchers who would know how to use the scuff mark to create movement.

Now most pitchers, mostly the younger ones, ask for that ball to be taken out of play.

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