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MLB, Cardinals dismiss Jon Lester doctoring theory

A Cardinals minor leaguer accused Jon Lester of doctoring the ball in Game 1 of the World Series, but Major League Baseball and Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak quickly dismissed the comments on Thursday.

Tyler Melling, a 25-year-old Single A pitcher, questioned on Twitter whether Lester was using Vaseline in his glove.

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