I have not written anything incredibly stupid for a while and with today’s game being an afternoon one, I figured now was as good a time as ever. Last night the Cardinals took on the Miami Marlins and pulled off a 4-2 victory behind the pitching of John Gant. It was a fun victory where the Cardinals managed to scrape together a few runs behind steady starting pitching, the bullpen held strong, and Dylan Carlson hit a dinger for good measure. It was not an extremely sexy victory, but in the long season, winning teams have to win games like that.
There was a standout performance though: John Gant’s hair.
How in the world is getting those luscious, flowing locks? How does he avoid tangles in the wind? Drop the haircare routine, John, inquiring minds have to know.
Look how good his hair looks while pitching this nasty changeup to Adam Duvall:
And then he goes to the changeup again to get the punch out with the bases loaded:
The whole sequence to Duvall is pretty great (pitch three was a little up, but still inside like he wanted).
Gant escaped the jam with a pop up from Brian Anderson and another strikeout, this time to Jazz Chisholm Jr., also on a changeup. Pretty amazing hair.