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Carney on WDAE: Explaining Why Pitchers Use Spider Tack

St. Pete Nine 95.3 WDAE

Every Wednesday, I join The Pat & Aaron Show on Sports Radio 95.3 WDAE to discuss all things Rays.

This week, a lot of the conversation centered on the reports of pitchers like Gerrit Cole using substances like Spider Tack to enhance the spin on baseballs and what the crackdown on foreign substances might mean for offenive totals around the league.

Click below to listen to the entire conversation!

Steve Carney
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Steve Carney is the founder and publisher of St. Pete Nine. One of the people most associated with baseball coverage in Tampa Bay, he spent 13 seasons covering the Rays for flagship radio station WDAE, first as producer of Rays Radio broadcasts, then as beat reporter beginning in 2011. He likes new analytics and aged bourbon, and is the owner of one of the ugliest knuckleballs ever witnessed by baseball scouts.

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