Skip navigation
Favorites
Sign up to follow your favorites on all your devices.
Sign up
View All Scores

Video: Suuuuure, pitchers use foreign substances because they just want a better grip

will smith substance arm

Douglas Short

Current players say that and everyone nods and accepts it. Former players tell it like it is.

That video features Dallas Braden and Alex Cora talking about how and why pitchers get goo on the ball. And how it ain’t about some simple effort to get a better grip.