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Report: Clay Buchholz was using sunscreen on arm

When he was accused of cheating during a start at Toronto last week, Clay Buchholz may have been using sunscreen mixed with rosin on his forearm to get a better grip on the ball, Yahoo! Sports reported Wednesday.

The mixture is part of a trend, Yahoo! reported, among many pitchers in baseball. Buchholz was accused of throwing an illegal pitch by Toronto broadcasters Dirk Hayhurst and Jack Morris.

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