Every morning, the We Love Baseball crew reviews the Nastiest Pitches from the previous day’s games in glorious high-definition GIFs. We want to bring you the highest caliber of nastiness possible, so if you see a nasty pitch, please tell us about it. You can tweet @PitcherList to let us know and we’ll give you a shout-out here in the article if your tip makes the cut.
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Tyler Glasnow’s Curveball
Dropping out of the sky from about 70 feet high (ok, that’s a slight exaggeration but only slight), ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, a sensational 85 mph curveball from Tyler Glasnow to strike out Carlos Correa. The way pitching should be.
Tyler Glasnow’s Four-Seam Fastball
If it is near-impossible to hit Tyler Glasnow’s majestic curveball, then the alternative is to try and get the bat on this 100 mph four-seam fastball with the perfect location. If Alex Bregman can’t, we’re all in trouble,
Zack Greinke’s Slider
Cristian Javier’s Slider
Jacob Webb’s Changeup
One of my favorite unheralded relievers from this season, Jacob Webb got some garbage-time action in the Braves’ blowout loss to the Dodgers—this beautiful 83 mph changeup to Edwin Ríos shows you what he is all about.
Alex Wood’s Sinker