Hector Santiago becomes first pitcher ejected for foreign substance in Mariners’ 3-2 win over White Sox | FOX Sports
Hector Santiago was ejected in the bottom of the fifth inning following a foreign substance check in the Seattle Mariners’ 3-2 win over the Chicago White Sox. The substance was found on his glove. Santiago is the first pitcher to be ejected amid MLB’s crackdown on foreign substances. Taylor Trammell hit two home runs in Seattle’s win.
Jacob deGrom checked by umpires for foreign substance after 1-2-3 first inning | FOX Sports
MLB’s crackdown on the use of foreign substances by pitchers began Monday with New York Mets ace becoming the first pitcher checked randomly by umpires. Following his 1-2-3 first inning, they inspected his hat, glove, and belt. The NL Cy Young frontrunner passed with flying colors.