Justin Verlander’s four pitches get the Yu Darvish Gif treatment
Last week’s Gif of Yu Darvish throwing five pitches at once -- created by the incomparable Drew Sheppard -- definitely turned some heads. It also inspired some folks at MLB Network, because they gave the same treatment to Justin Verlander, complete with Billy Ripken’s breakdown of his pitches:
Love this stuff. Next obvious step, though: doing it for a non-great pitcher who has multiple release points for less-than-successful pitches, showing the viewers how good hitters can key on that stuff to guess what’s coming.