This 99-mph fastball from Yu Darvish played pinball with the batter, the catcher and the home-plate umpire
The Cubs beat the Marlins on Monday night, 7-2, at Marlins Park -- but one pitch in particular from Cubs right-hander
Darvish pitched into the sixth inning and ultimately took home his first victory of the season, but he had some command issues, walking four and hitting
No, dear reader, it ricocheted off Brinson, catching both Cubs catcher
Yu Darvish throws the most devastating fastball of his career. pic.twitter.com/sicvVLhnUL— Cut4 (@Cut4) April 16, 2019
If Darvish was playing a pinball machine, he just hit some sort of jackpot, I'd say.
After the game, Darvish offered up an amazing quote about his outing, as reported by MLB.com's Christina De Nicola:
When asked to explain how he could walk no batters last time out, then four on Monday, Yu quipped: “I'm Yu Darvish." #Cubs— Christina De Nicola (@CDeNicola13) April 16, 2019