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Yes, he has a windmill windup and sidearm eephus

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@MattMono11
February 26, 2020

Mitch Lively has pitched all over the world. He was drafted by the Rockies in 2007, toiled around the Minors for three different organizations until 2015, played in Venezuela, Mexico, Japan and now he's a member of the Chinatrust Brothers in the Chinese Professional Baseball League in Taiwan. And, well,

Mitch Lively has pitched all over the world. He was drafted by the Rockies in 2007, toiled around the Minors for three different organizations until 2015, played in Venezuela, Mexico, Japan and now he's a member of the Chinatrust Brothers in the Chinese Professional Baseball League in Taiwan. And, well, he seems to be very much enjoying himself:

That's a windmilling, 83-mph fastball followed by a possible balk (I really have no idea?) and then a side-armed 57-mph eephus. The hitter has no idea what's happening. The umpire looks like he needs to consult the rule book.

Lively developed the windmill windup in 2013, saying, "I try not to get too serious all the time. Break up the monotony of the game. I like to have fun.''

And if you're thinking to yourself, "Oh whatever. It's the preseason. He wouldn't do this in real game."

Oh, you'd be wrong.

He even has some extra-special deliveries for All-Star Games.

May Mitch Lively continue barnstorming the world of baseball with his wonderfully ridiculous windups until the end of time.

Matt Monagan is a writer for MLB.com. In his spare time, he travels and searches Twitter for Wily Mo Peña news.