Dellin Betances' curveball made Ozzie Albies look ridiculous
Ozzie Albies is one of the best hitters in baseball. Even though he's only 21 years old, he's already one of the harder players in the game to strike out. In other words, it's not often that a pitcher fools him at the plate. That makes what Yankees reliever Dellin Betances did in the 10th inning of the Braves' 5-3 win Monday night all the more impressive. On his first pitch to Albies, he fooled the young star with a particularly dastardly curveball. Not only did Albies swing at a pitch that ended up hitting him in the leg, but he had to use his arm to stop from falling over.
True to form, Albies recovered from that first pitch and worked a walk in the at-bat. Even though he got fooled pretty badly at first, he followed the lead of The Who, and didn't get fooled again.