Hernan Perez's 48-mph pitch could be the slowest ever, but Austin Barnes still couldn't avoid getting hit by it
The Brewers were trailing the Dodgers, 11-2, heading into the seventh inning on Sunday, so why wouldn't they bring a position player in to pitch? Don't deny it -- you love when this happens. But this particular pitch by infielder
In the top of the seventh inning, Perez faced
Don't rub it, Barnes.
Perez himself appeared to be almost amused by the pitch:
This wasn't the ideal scenario, but he did manage to strike out
He also wasn't the only Brewers' position player dabbling in pitching that afternoon. Catcher
.@ErikKratz31 is a catcher.— MLB (@MLB) July 22, 2018
We are 97% sure he could be a pitcher. 😱 pic.twitter.com/47sYrmavMB
It looks like the Brewers are taking their pitching depth to a whole other level.