Crackdown on Foreign Substances: "Every Pitcher Will Be Checked, Every Game"!

 The time has come for MLB pitchers: Baseball is ready to crack down on the "sticky stuff" — the illegal foreign substances some pitchers have been using — that have sent spin rates off the charts, making some pitches simply unhittable.  Ken Rosenthal explains:

Umpires have been instructed to enforce the rules, and "the main concern is establishing a level playing field." 

Former AL MVP Josh Donaldson has spoken to the baseball powers-that-be about the controversy, and has even called out New York Yankees ace Gerrit Cole specifically.

Watch Cole's response here. And yes, that would DEFINITELY make Wednesday's Yankees/Twins game featuring Gerrit Cole and Josh Donaldson must-watch TV.