Every morning, we review the nastiest pitches from the previous day’s games in glorious high-definition 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 Quarter Contest. Did we miss your favorite pitch? Send us a tweet next time @PitcherList, and we’ll GIF it up and give you a shoutout here in the article.
Carlos Carrasco‘s Slider
Wade Miley‘s Changeup
Trevor Richards‘ Changeup
Trevor Richards‘ changeup to Daniel Descalso is part of a run of changeups from yesterday’s sleight of games. Look out for the similarities and differences from each change piece.
Mike Soroka‘s Changeup
Mike Soroka has shown all the stuff necessary to dominate hitters in the early going. If Soroka can refine his command and repertoire, he can lead a rotation one day. Soroka showed a changeup I didn’t know he had in his arsenal to get David Peralta way out in front.
Felix Peña’s Changeup
Felix Peña went seven innings scoreless yesterday, using the great movement on all his pitches to confuse hitters. Jeimer Candelario ends up swinging early on a pitch that ends up in the dirt. Dirty. Sorry.
Patrick Corbin‘s Slider
Yu Darvish‘s Two-Seamer
Yu Darvish has been a frustrating player to own in fantasy at the moment because he’s shown he still has upper echelon stuff and also that he has no idea where the ball is going. All the walks mean he’s not an effective pitcher right now, but he still throws multiple pitches a game that not many pitchers can match. This two-seamer to Chad Wallach breaks so much it’s hard to believe it came in at 93 mph.
GIF of the Night
Which was your favorite pitch? Vote below, and the winner will be featured in the GIF of the First Quarter Contest.