Sports Illustrated: The spin rates of baseballs have gone down

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FILE – A Colorado Rockies pitcher shows his grip to a teammate during a spring training baseball workout in Scottsdale, Ariz., in this Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, file photo. Pitchers will be ejected and suspended for 10 games for using illegal foreign substances to doctor baseballs in a crackdown by Major League Baseball that will start June 21. The commissioner’s office, responding to record strikeouts and a league batting average at a more than half-century low, said Tuesday, June 15, 2021, that major and minor league umpires will start regular checks of all pitchers, even if opposing managers don’t request inspections. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Sports Illustrated Senior Writer Stephanie Apstein joins John Williams to talk about cheating in baseball and how Major League Baseball has responded to it. Then, Andy Masur, former play-by-play commentator for the White Sox, weighs in and heats up the studio.

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