Everything you need to know about the Nats' new pitcher, Patrick Corbin
Corbin, coming off arguably the best season of his career thus far (11-7, 3.15 ERA, 1.050 WHIP in 200 innings and his second All-Star selection) joins Max Scherzer and Stephen Strasburg in a stacked Nats rotation.
But who is Corbin, the man? Thanks to his various social media platforms, we know a few things. Specifically ...
He has a really cute dog
Hi, Ace! Future bat dog in training, perhaps?
He could have a future in front of a camera
Sure, every time Corbin takes the mound he's seen by thousands in the stands or millions on television, but he definitely has the skills to move on to some type of broadcast job after he hangs up his spikes years down the line:
He could win a Dunk Contest
If MLB decides to add a Dunk Contest to All-Star Week festivities (fingers crossed), Corbin -- who was a star for his high school basketball team -- knows his way around a hoop, whether for insane 360 dunks in high school:
Or less adventurous but still impressive efforts in 2017:
His golf form is pristine
Like many baseball players, Corbin also enjoys spending some time on the links, and when he does he looks the role:
Oh yeah, the pitching
As mentioned at the top of this piece, Corbin was a highly-sought free-agent starter because of his pitching. And he does that pretty well, too:
Enjoy your new guy, Nats fans! He's good at a lot of things.