Madison Bumgarner’s Curveball + the Nastiest GIFs from Wednesday’s Games

A collection of the seven nastiest pitches from Wednesday's games, including Madison Bumgarner's curveball and Seranthony Dominguez's slider.

Every morning we review the nastiest pitches from the previous day’s games in glorious HD GIFs. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite pitch and check back this weekend to see if it will be in contention for the GIF of the First Half Contest. Did we miss your favorite pitch? Send us a tweet next time @PitcherList and we’ll GIF it up + give you a shoutout here in the article.

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Madison Bumgarner’s curveball – Bumgarner looked like the ace he is yesterday, giving up just two hits and zero runs over seven innings and striking out eight, including this nasty curveball to strikeout Trevor Story.

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Dallas Keuchel’s changeup – Keuchel was…well he wasn’t good yesterday, giving up six runs in 5.1 innings and striking out just three. However, one of those strikeouts was this nice changeup to Aledmys Diaz, so there’s that.

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Mike Minor’s curveball – Minor was absolutely dealing yesterday, taking a perfect game into the seventh inning and ultimately striking out five batters, including this curveball that sent Freddy Galvis‘ bat flying.

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Seranthony Dominguez’s slider – Dominguez came into yesterday’s game with a three-run lead and promptly shut the New York Yankees down to snag the save, ending it with this gorgeous slider.

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Shane Bieber’s curveball – The Biebs looked excellent yesterday against the St. Louis Cardinals, pitching six innings of one-run ball and striking out five, including this nice curveball to strikeout Matt Carpenter.

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Kyle Gibson’s slider – Gibson wasn’t awesome yesterday, giving up five runs across seven innings, but he did log seven strikeouts, which was great to see, including this nice slider that has the bottom drop right out of it.

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Zach Wheeler’s curveball – Wheeler was excellent yesterday against the Pittsburgh Pirates, throwing seven innings of shutout ball and striking out seven, including this nice curveball to Austin Meadows.

GIF of the Night

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Ben Palmer

Senior columnist at Pitcher List. Lifelong Orioles fan, also a Ravens/Wizards/Terps fan. I also listen to way too much music, watch way too many movies, and collect way too many records.

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