Originally posted on Beer Mug Sports  |  Last updated 3/6/12

 

San Diego Padres reliever Andrew Cashner reached 103 mph on the radar gun this past Sunday!  Cashner who played for the Chicago Cubs the past two seasons and has 65 innings pitched in his MLB career threw 10 pitches which ranged from 100.5-103.3 mph.  That is an average of 102.2 mph per pitch!  The hardest flame thrower last year was the Washington Nationals Henry Rodriguez who averaged 98 mph on his fastball. Cincinnatti Reds fireballer Aroldis Chapman 158 times threw a pitch over 100 mph, which was the most times a pitcher exceed 100 mph last season.  Cashner is expected to be the Padres set up man for Huston Street. You can pick up Cashner's rookie autograph for $5.

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