Is Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw Developing New Pitch to Slow Things Down?
Clayton Kershaw is putting a little fear major league baseball with the development of a new pitch we all haven’t really thought of since our days on the sandlot – the slow ball aka the eephus pitch aka the Rowengartner special.
Yesterday, the reigning best pitcher in baseball showed it off versus the Atlanta Braves in a series clinching, 10 strikeout performance.
“I don’t know what that was,” Dodgers color commentator Orel Hershiser
Now let’s take a look into Kershaw’s psyche:
Now from the outside looking in this is what the pitch looked like.
Watch out: There's a new pitch in @ClaytonKersh22's arsenal. https://t.co/Jeu2DrmUzi https://t.co/SxLbYOfHcK
— MLB (@MLB) April 21, 2016
Following the Dodgers 2-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves Kershaw explained what happened on that pitch.
Clayton Kershaw explains his eephus pitch to @alannarizzo pic.twitter.com/Z93OTOdLZ6
— Dodger Insider (@DodgerInsider) April 21, 2016
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