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Gaze in wonder at new Red Sox pitcher Drew Pomeranz's amazing curveball

The Red Sox are assembling an A-Team of pitching specialists. They've got Steven Wright throwing physics-breaking knucklers. There's sinkerballing Rick Porcello and splitter-tossing Koji Uehara. They recently acquired the submarining changeup artist Brad Ziegler .

With the Sox tied with the Blue Jays for second-place in the AL East coming out of the All-Star Break, the team knew what they needed to do: trade for curveball artist Drew Pomeranz . Though the team had to give up their No. 4-ranked prospect, Anderson Espinoza, they received a 27-year-old All-Star with a knuckle curve that belongs in an art museum. 

Watch as the pitch forces Mark Texeira to make the same face one would make during the climax of "Paranormal Activity." 

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And marvel at its arc toward the heavens before it comes crashing to Earth. There's enough movement that the very ground seems unstable beneath the feet of Major League athletes. 

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This year, Pomeranz has thrown the pitch 710 times and batters are hitting just .197 against it and have yet to hit a home run. So just sit back and enjoy this work of art on repeat before he throws it for the first time as a Red Sox. 

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