Michael Lorenzen is the most jacked pitcher in the game, and the Dodgers' broadcasters were stunned
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Michael Lorenzen has posted a solid 3.27 ERA in 66 innings on the mound this season, but he leads all non-Shohei Ohtani pitchers with four long balls. He's even appeared in seven games as a pinch-hitter, going 3-for-6 with two home runs (one was a grand slam).
Would it surprise you to learn that he is also the most jacked pitcher in the game? You don't hit home runs with noodle arms, but with miniature mountains of muscles stacked upon your body.
Lorenzen's physique certainly made an impact on Dodgers broadcasters Joe Davis and former pitcher Orel Hershiser when he made an appearance during the Reds' 10-6 win against the Dodgers on Monday.