Lance McCullers Jr. realized he would have been a pitching god 100 years ago
It's become clear in recent years than Major League pitchers are throwing harder than ever. But while the velocity increase over the last few decades is notable, it still pales in comparison to the enormous difference in how hard pitchers are throwing now versus a full century ago, when only a select few elite arms were even regularly touching 90 mph, let alone triple-digits.
I nearly missed being a 🐐 by 100 years.. maybe next go round. 🤣— Lance McCullers Jr. (@LMcCullers43) September 12, 2018
Here are some other highlights from baseballers on social media over the last week ...
😂😂😂 dude is crazy https://t.co/PJYkMo6ZzH— Jake Bauers (@JakeBauers11) September 11, 2018
The Fort Myers Miracle, the Twins' High-A affiliate, won the Florida State League championship.
Let me know if you need an address to send my ring https://t.co/SBxduEIavw— Phil Hughes (@PJHughes45) September 11, 2018
The Athletics' 2018 first-round pick, Kyler Murray, made his first start at quarterback for the University of Oklahoma, where he will likely compete for a Heisman Trophy before focusing on baseball in 2019. The A's are watching with caution:
The Minor League season is coming to an end, and Indians prospect Triston McKenzie is ready to nap:
A couple Rays pitching prospects disagreed over a certain snack:
Long-time AL pitcher
Oh yeA, I’ve been imagining my celebration on an extra base hit since July 31st https://t.co/QbXIJ81nEa— Chris Archer (@ChrisArcher22) September 8, 2018
The Giants' stop in Milwaukee may have included some encounters with the supernatural:
They told me our hotel in Milwaukee is haunted, @bbelt9 no longer stays at this hotel.— Hunter Pence (@hunterpence) September 8, 2018
Jordan Shusterman is one half of Cespedes Family BBQ. He enjoys overpaying for Mike Trout in fantasy baseball leagues and convincing the masses that Mike Zunino is good.