The Nastiest 16 Pitches GIFs of the First Half of 2019
Jordan Hicks’ Fastball vs. Jose Alvarado’s Two-Seamer
Jose Alvarado brought his pitch in at a wickedly fast 98 mph, but uhh…I guess no one told him he would have to compete with a stupid 103 mph dart from Jordan Hicks. This matchup is a 2 vs. 7, but both of these pitches have their own merits that make them uniquely nasty. With Alvarado, it’s his ability to bend a ball that nears triple digits. Hicks, on the other hand, is three ticks over 100 and straight up scares Joey Gallo with this monster of a fastball.
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- Nastiest GIFs of The First Half of 2019
- Chaz Roe's Slider vs. Jordan Hicks' Slider
- Jordan Hicks' Fastball vs. Jose Alvarado's Two-Seamer
- Adam Ottavino's Two-Seamer vs. Aaron Nola's Two-Seamer
- Kyle Hendricks' Changeup vs. Kyle Crick's Slider
- Luis Castillo's Two-Seamer vs. Yonny Chirinos' Two-Seamer
- Yu Darvish's Slider vs. Luis Castillo's Changeup
- Chris Sale's Slider vs. Clayton Kershaw's Curveball
- Framber Valdez's Sinker vs. Justin Verlander's Fastball