How to cheat in baseball without PEDs

Pineda banned 10 games for pine tar, won't appeal

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Michael Pineda is the 2014 poster boy for pitchers who put a little something extra on the ball — and by that we mean a little something illegal. Junk ballers have been around as long as the game has, but baseball's unwritten code permits pitchers using things like pine tar and sunscreen to get a better grip, even though it's a clear and direct rule violation.

There is a plethora of other ways for baseball players to cheat without the use of PEDs. Take a look at the creative ways that pitchers have cheated in baseball over the years by doctoring baseballs.

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