MLB doesn't seem to care about Alex Sanabia's spitball

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By way of reminder, here's what Marlins right-hander Alex Sanabia did on Monday night against the Phillies:

An illegal and plainly obvious spitball, is what they call that. Anyhow, Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports that, according to Marlins manager Mike Redmond, no one from MLB has contacted the team regarding the incident.

Given that MLB has had a full work day -- and change -- to ruminate over what Sanabia did, one might assume at this point that nothing's going to happen, perhaps because the umpiring crew either didn't notice or chose not to take any action at the time.

As ever, definitions of "cheating" in baseball remain untidy and inconsistent.

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Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for and He's the author of three books, the most recent being Reggie Jackson: The... Full Bio

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