The St. Louis Cardinals have called up Lars Nootbaar to the roster after selecting the left-handed hitting outfielder in the 2018 MLB Draft. For Lars Nootbaar’s family, it was not a new experience, though thrilling nonetheless. The young rookie has gained attention for his spectacular skills on the diamond, his mixed heritage, his family legacy [
Beginning Monday, major league umpires will check pitchers for foreign substances after they've pitched with the exception of the closer who will be inspected before entering the game, sources familiar with the process told ESPN Saturday.
Now that Major League Baseball has detailed the coming crackdown on illegal substances, pitchers must get prepared to command their stuff without the same sort of tacky aides