Nothing was found. Scherzer was just wheeling and dealing the way a two-time Cy Young winner knows how to. Girardi was later ejected for inciting an argument with Scherzer after he walked off the mound and stared down the manager.
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw had an interesting take Tuesday night about Major League Baseball’s crackdown on grip-enhancing substances. MLB’s new guidance forced pitchers to get inspected by umpires in between innings or after pitching changes. Umpires can inspect players if they feel like they may be using illegal substances and managers can ask an umpire to check a pitcher as well.
Mental health can still be a taboo topic in the Black community, but this week the family of former Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Andrew Toles opened up about his ongoing battles with schizophrenia. Last summer, the Miami Herald reported that authorities found Toles sleeping behind a FedEx at Key West International Airport. Fast forward to 2021 and Toles is now in better shape under the guardianship of his father, Alvin Toles, in Fairburn, Georgia.