Found April 25, 2013 on Sportress of Blogitude:
PLAYERS: Yu Darvish
TEAMS: Texas Rangers
That title is not exactly clear, is it? No, not what it would look like if Texas Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish pitched a game while he was taking LSD. The below GIF is what it would look like if someone sat and watched Yu Darvish pitch while they were taking LSD. It’s a near-certainty that Yu Darvish has never considered doing what MLB pitcher Dock Ellis said he had done on June 12, 1970 before took the mound for his no-hitter, when he claimed  afterward that he had dropped acid before the game. All the references to mood-altering and perception-tweaking effects of Lysergic acid diethylamide aside, the below trippy GIF overlaps five pitches from Yu Darvish, illustrating the many different ways the ball dips and moves and slides and shifts after coming out of his hand. Via Lone Star Ball, by way of @MindofStan: Far freaking out, man. Probably could make a person want to throw some Jefferson Airplane or Nine Inch Nails or Pink Floyd or whatever on the Hi-Fi, ya dig? Not that Sportr...

Sequence of 5 Yu Darvish pitches at once

I'm always amazed by what folks adept at technology can do with baseball GIFs.  This one from Reddit user Dshep is just as mesmerizing as R.A. Dickey's knuckleball in slow motion.  5 Yu Darvish pitches shown as if they were happening at the same time.  It not only shows the incredible array of pitches Darvish has in his repetoire, but also just how hard it is to be a Major...

Yu Darvish GIF shows his array of incredibly nasty pitches

Yu Darvish is truly coming into his own in his second year in the majors. The Texas Rangers starter was an out away from throwing a perfect game against the Houston Astros in his first start of the season. He struck out 14 that game, which set the tone for the rest of the month. Darvish has posted double-digit strikeout totals in his last two starts, giving him an MLB-leading 49...

Awesome GIF Of All Five Yu Darvish Pitches In One Delivery

Last night Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish continued his dominant season. Darvish pitched 6 Innings, giving up only 3 hits and no runs, while striking out 11 against the Angels, improving his record to 4-1. This GIF is awesome. It shows all five of Darvish’s pitches in one motion. You just have to see it for yourself. Shout-out to @MindOfStan on Twitter, which is where I saw this...

GIF shows how dominant Darvish can be

Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington likes to say that Yu Darvish can throw 29,000 different pitches. Thanks to a poster DShep on Lone Star Ball, we got to see him throw five pitches at once in his start Wednesday night against Los Angeles. The GIF shows Darvish throwing five pitches from basically the same release point at the same time with the ball doing different and unthinkable...

Yu Darvish rolls over Angels in 11-3 rout

Making an April bid for the AL Cy Young, Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish dominated the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night. Darvish, now 4-1 on the young season, struck out 11 in six scoreless innings pitched while lowering his ERA to just 1.65. In just his second season in the majors, Darvish has now recorded his 11th double digit strikeout performance of his career in just 34...

GIF of Yu Darvish’s five pitches is simply mind-blowing

Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish has great control over five pitches, and this spectacular GIF proves it.

Yu Darvish GIF shows flawless arm action on all pitches

Watch this gif, it is a blend of Yu Darvish throwing all five of his pitches. Watch each pitch do their thing, yet Darvish’s mechanics, motion, arm speed and action is the exact same for every pitch. That is the ultimate gift of a great pitcher, absolute perfect blend of deception and mechanical discipline.

The Coolest Yu Darvish .GIF Around

Yu Darvish is having a great season already and thanks to this incredible .GIF.  What you are seeing here is YU’s slider, four-seam fastball,  two-seam fastball, a cutter and a curveball all on top of each other.  Amazing work from Reddit. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Best baseball GIF ever? Yu Darvish’s five primary pitches

Some guy on Twitter named Drew merged the five primary pitches of the Rangers’ ace Yu Darvish into one fabulous GIF.  There are no women popping their top at the ballpark (does that happen?) and Nolan Ryan isn’t using Robin Ventura’s dome as a punching bag, but this might be the best baseball GIF ever created. Notice how Darvish’s release point is the exact same for all...

No Wonder Why Yu Darvish is So Hard to Hit

It has been a fantastic start to the season for Yu Darvish. Wednesday night was more of the same for the sophomore pitcher. He got plenty of help from the offense (11 runs),  but he didn't need it. Over six scoreless innings only three Angels were able to record a hit while 11 struck out. That brings his ERA down to 1.65 and his league leading strikeout total to 49. Of his...

Darvish sharp; Rangers crush Angels

Nelson Cruz capped a nine-run fourth inning with a three-run homer, Lance Berkman had four RBIs and the Texas Rangers helped Yu Darvish cruise to an 11-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night in the rubber game of the series. Darvish (4-1) allowed three hits over six scoreless innings, struck out 11 and lowered his ERA to 1.65 after getting staked to an 11-0 lead...

The Coolest Baseball GIF of All Time

Carson Cistulli’s infatuation with specific pitches and Jeff Sullivan’s desire to highlight the bizarre and hilarious have led to some great GIFs on FanGraphs over the last few years. But, today, I think we all have to acknowledge that the art form of the GIF has been perfected. Or, at least, has hit a new high. Because this is simply incredible. A commenter on Lone Star...

Darvish, Rangers beat Angels with nine-run inning

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Nelson Cruz capped a nine-run fourth inning with a three-run homer, Lance Berkman had four RBIs and the Texas Rangers helped Yu Darvish cruise to an 11-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night in the rubber game of the series. Darvish (4-1) allowed three hits over six scoreless innings, struck out 11 and lowered his ERA to 1.65 after getting...

Rangers clobber Angels in series finale

I’m not sure I should continue to watch the west coast games in bed.  Or maybe I should.  Last night, I fell asleep in the bottom of the 3rd inning.  If you know anything about the series finale in Anaheim, you’ll know I missed the best inning for the Rangers’ bats and a great performance from Yu Darvish. The Rangers had just four baserunners in the first three innings. ...
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