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Teflon
05-28-2012, 11:06 AM
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For years Mariano Rivera's cutter has been acknowledged as one of the nastiest pitches in baseball. What other current MLB pitcher's pitches would you put in that category? Stephen Strasburg's fastball? Cole Hamel's changeup? Adam Wainwright's curve? Feel free to use data to support your choice. (PITCHf/x, etc.)

Cody Christie
06-18-2012, 08:32 AM
RA Dickey and his knuckleball have been very good this year but it seems weird to consider the knuckleball as a nasty pitch.

asmus_ndsu
06-18-2012, 10:28 AM
Sabathia slider or kershaw curve for active players.... I think maddux 2-seam for non-active

twinsfanstreif
06-18-2012, 11:27 AM
Johan Santana's Change is still pretty nasty....

boney
06-18-2012, 11:59 AM
Hamels changeup was sick the other night, seen him pitch before but obviously wasn't watching closely enough. One of my favorites would be a healthy Brandon Webb sinker. Sick movement and comes off of bats like a bowling ball.

powrwrap
06-18-2012, 12:06 PM
I like Verlander's curve.

asmus_ndsu
06-18-2012, 02:36 PM
I like Verlander's curve.

More like verlanders everything lol...

YourHouseIsMyHouse
06-18-2012, 04:04 PM
Well, I have to say Chapman's fastball, Strasburg's changeup, and Kershaw's slider are all disgusting.