Sports News Without Fear, Favor or Compromise
Sports News Without Fear, Favor or Compromise

In the bottom of the first inning of last night’s game against the White Sox, Gerrit Cole struck out Adam LaRoche on a 98-mph fastball. That description doesn’t really do the pitch justice, though. Please spend a few minutes staring at the GIF above.

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The movement on that sucker! Look at where the pitch was just a few feet in front of the plate:

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And look where it ended up:

Illustration for article titled This Gerrit Cole Pitch Is Just Too Much
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How is anyone supposed to deal with that?

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