Tricks Of The Trade: How Synthetic Gloves Help Pitchers

If you own a baseball glove, chances are it’s made of leather. But is a traditional glove really what’s best for every player?

“NESN Clubhouse” host Gary Striewski learned about synthetic gloves and why pitchers might prefer them on this week’s episode. Synthetic gloves are lighter than leather and help pitchers react to baseballs faster. Learn more about them in the video above!

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