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Japanese league pitcher delivers EPIC eephus pitch

NPB's Kazuhito Tadano almost hits the ceiling with slow pitch

Remember Kazuhito Tadano? He pitched in 15 games for the Indians in 2004 and '05. Now, the right-hander is toeing the rubber for Japan's Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters, and he's throwing dome-scraping eephus pitches:

The reactions are all priceless -- from the catcher's long pause, to the Hanshin Tigers batter (former Red Sox infielder Mauro Gomez) staring back at the umpire, to the ump not knowing who/how/what he just saw. Kaz knows exactly what he's doing, though. Eat your heart out, Yu Darvish.