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Dodgers downplay potential controversy over Mike Fiers' no-hitter

Dodgers downplay potential controversy over Mike Fiers' no-hitter

The day after the Dodgers were the victims of a no-hitter, images of a shiny substance on pitcher Mike Fiers’ glove were circulating around the clubhouse. Their reaction?  Not much. “I don’t want to take anything away from his night,” outfielder Carl Crawford said. Manager Don Mattingly also viewed the social media-driven controversy as a non-issue, saying, “I think it sounds like you’re whining if you look at it and talk about it.” The consensus around the clubhouse was that a significant number of pitchers use something to improve their grip on the ball. SIGN UP for the free Dodgers Dugout newsletter...

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