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Are Scherzer's Cy Young awards tainted? #613852
08/01/2021 10:40
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Max Scherzer has been accused by an Angels employee of having purchased a sticky goo substance used to illegally grip the baseball. Also accused are Cole, Justin Verlander, Felix Hernandez, Corey Kluber, Adam Wainwright, and basically everyone who has ever pitched for the Angels. I'm not one who ever cared about the Astros stealing signs so I don't see this as an issue either, particularly since it is apparently fairly widespread. My only concern would be whether Scherzer's production drops next year now that the cheating has been exposed.

But for the fans around the league who condemned the Astros I wonder if they will have the same reaction about their star pitchers being outed as having bent the rules.

https://www.latimes.com/sports/ange...ba-harkins-names-players-illegal-product

Re: Are Scherzer's Cy Young awards tainted? [Re: PowerBoater69] #613909
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Would be refreshing to see some actual tangible evidence that Scherzer (and the rest) used a foreign substance before the media hysterically whips up a typical witch trial/rush to judgement.


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Re: Are Scherzer's Cy Young awards tainted? [Re: PowerBoater69] #613916
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The guy making the accusation put the claim in as part of his lawsuit against the Angels, I'm no lawyer but if he's lying I believe he'd be opening himself up to both criminal charges and civil penalties. No denials from Scherzer and there are reports that using gunk to enhance grip for ball rotation is common throughout MLB. So I'd say that it's credible.

I'm with Richard Petty, if you ain't cheating you ain't trying, so I like the idea of our guys getting an advantage, I just wonder if MLB will apply the same standards they have been using for steroids and sign stealing.

Re: Are Scherzer's Cy Young awards tainted? [Re: PowerBoater69] #613945
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Foreign substances for pitchers are indeed commonplace, as are PED's for hitters -- but that didnt make Zimmerman guilty of being linked to that scandal from a few years ago, so innocent til proven guilty for Max. If I was Max's agent I wouldn't have him comment either, and that has nothing to do with whether Max is guilty of this or not. The bitter ex-employee who's PO'd that he got fired better bring something else to the table other than hearsay. If he has evidence, fine, let him bring it on.


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Re: Are Scherzer's Cy Young awards tainted? [Re: PowerBoater69] #613965
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Re: Are Scherzer's Cy Young awards tainted? [Re: PowerBoater69] #614068
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Re: Are Scherzer's Cy Young awards tainted? [Re: NeedaNewNick] #614069
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