Video shows Mets' Noah Syndergaard potentially cheating vs. Phillies

null Baseball null Did Noah Syndergaard rub a substance onto the baseballs during Monday night's game against the Phillies? That question is being asked after a video started spreading on Twitter that appeared to show the Mets pitcher using two fingers on the base of his glove before touching the baseball.Was Noah Syndergaard cheating last night? What was he doing with his two fingers?— Angelo Cataldi (@AngeloCataldi) April 16, 2019's 2019 rulebook states in section 6.02(c)(4): "The pitcher shall not apply a foreign substance of any kind to the ball." In addition, section 6.02(c)(7) says, "The pitcher shall not have on his person, or in his possession, any foreign substance." MORE: Watch 'ChangeUp,' a new live whiparound show on DAZNWhile it's hard to see exactly what Syndergaard is doing in this video, the motion he makes with his hands is suspicious. There's no real need to put two fingers into your glove like that and then make a scooping motion like he's picking up a substance. But even if he did, it may not really matter. Red Sox reliever Matt Barnes ran into this same issue during the 2018 ALCS. In a video that gathered more than 1 million views, Barnes was accused of having pine tar on his arm. He r[......]


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