Cardinals reliever Brett Cecil knew the video of the ball getting stuck on Yadier Molina's chest protector would go viral.
“I fully expected that because I've never seen it,” Cecil said before St. Louis played Cincinnati on Friday. “I've been playing baseball for a long time and I've never seen it, so I'm sure there is an uproar about it. But if I could explain it I would, but I can't.”
Whatever happened, it's over. Major League Baseball has looked into the bizarre play involving the star St. Louis catcher and determined there wasn't any rules violation.
Molina said he had no idea how Cecil's pitch bounced into his protector and clung...