Election 2016

Gaze upon Steven Wright’s knuckleball and abandon all hope of understanding physics

ftw.usatoday.comBoston Red Sox knuckleballer Steven Wright is enjoying a breakout season at age 31 — early adolescence by knuckleballer standards. Through 14 starts in 2016, Wright is 8-4 with an American League-leading 2.04 ERA despite pitching his home games in cozy Fenway Park. He throws his signature pitch some 80% of the time, alternating its velocity to keep hitters off balance.

Take a look at one knuckleball he threw to poor Alex Avila of the White Sox on Monday:

That… no. That makes no sense. Steven Wright’s spin rate is zero. Someone take that baseball’s keys away because it is clearly unfit to drive home. Ban Steven Wright for life.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s