Public-Service GIF: Yu Darvish’s First Swinging-Strike

As a service to the public, the author presents here footage of Yu Darvish‘s first swinging-strike of the season — a ca. 90 mph cut fastball to Houston third baseman Brett Wallace from, like, 20 minutes ago or something (box):

Darvish Wallace 1

As a service mostly to himself, that same author presents footage of the next pitch, as well — of Darvish’s second swinging-strike of the season, a ca. 86 mph slider that compels Wallace to how small he is relative to the giant and cold multiverse of which he’s a negligible part:

Darvish Wallace 2

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6 Responses to “Public-Service GIF: Yu Darvish’s First Swinging-Strike”

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  1. Welp says:

    I came.

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  2. rotowizard says:

    I swear, that first pitch looks like it cuts in AND then sinks down. Almost as if the ball was trying to miss the bat all on it’s own.

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  3. Those are some rather begrimed ball heaves.

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  4. Hitler But Sadder says:

    100 NF on pitchFX

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