One of my favorite things about Twitter is pitching gifs. Pitchers are better than ever and now with social media, we are able to see them do incredible things in really lovely ways. Jordan Hicks might be one of the most gif-able pitchers in baseball.
We have definitely looks at Hicks gifs before, but now he is setting new records:
If Jordan Hicks' (@Jhicks007 ) last pitch was in fact 104 MPH it's the fastest pitch in baseball this season by about 2 MPH, topping himself for the lead.— Corey Miller (@corey_miller5) April 21, 2019
Oh yeah, Hicks owns the seven other fastest pitches of the season as well.
What does that 104 mph pitch look like? Well, I am glad you asked!
Jordan Hicks painting 104 to end the game isn't very fair pic.twitter.com/DjaY5YBbMp— Starting 9 (@Starting9) April 21, 2019
And then you add a slider to it...
Jordan Hicks, 89mph Slider and 104mph Fastball (Overlay with Tails). pic.twitter.com/e7GH4xAjlC— Rob Friedman (@PitchingNinja) April 22, 2019
Jordan Hicks is fire.
what else is going on in baseball...
Hardball Times: Reimagining the MLB Draft https://t.co/m1CcQq6rQM— FanGraphs Baseball (@fangraphs) April 23, 2019
What Clayton Kershaw Still Has https://t.co/qR3yDDKXkz— FanGraphs Baseball (@fangraphs) April 22, 2019
what the cardinals are up to...
KNOW THINE ENEMY...
the milwaukee brewers
Christian Yelich Is Raising His Game https://t.co/vene8fB7Ap— FanGraphs Baseball (@fangraphs) April 23, 2019
the nl central
Could launch angle be the culprit for the Reds’ offensive futility? https://t.co/cbrTxcFZLs— Red Reporter (@redreporter) April 23, 2019
(I am out of pocket today, thus the slightly different format)
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