Every morning we review the nastiest pitches from the previous day’s games in glorious HD GIFs. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite pitch and check back this weekend to see if it will be in contention for the GIF of the First Half Contest. Did we miss your favorite pitch? Send us a tweet next time @PitcherList and we’ll GIF it up + give you a shoutout here in the article.
Shohei Ohtani‘s Curveball – It seems like a given that every time Shohei Ohtani starts, he will have one of the nastiest pitches of the day. This Uncle Charlie here just freezes Abraham Almonte touching the bottom part of the zone.
Tanner Roark‘s Fastball- This Two-Seam Fastball from Tanner Roark starts on the inside edge and darts towards the middle of the plate to strikeout Brad Miller. Roark pitched six innings of two-run ball on his way to his third win of the season in this one.
Carlos Carrasco‘s Changeup – This filthy Changeup from Carlos Carrasco reminds us that the dude is untouchable when he’s on his game. It also reminds us that it’s Dollar Dog Night on June 15 at Progressive Field so get ready to book your flights.
Sonny Gray‘s Fastball – Sonny Gray easily had his best start of the season in this one compiling eight strikeouts in eight innings with only two hits allowed against Toronto. Let’s hope his last two starts are a sign of him turning a corner.
GIF Of The Night
Which was your favorite pitch? Vote below and the winner will be featured in the GIF of the First Half Contest.