WATCH: Did the Dodgers Brian Wilson start game with knuckleball?
Brian Wilson is widely known as one of the more eccentric pitchers in baseball. Be it his beard (which has its own Twitter account), or his entertaining verified Twitter account which has 600K followers. Known for being a shut down reliever, he got the call on Tuesday to start the Los Angeles Dodgers game. Not uncommon in Cactus or Grapefruit League Spring Training, it’s all about getting in work. However, nobody, especially the leadoff hitter for the Seattle Mariners Brad Miller, expected him to debut what appears to be a knuckleball. Especially with a lot of motion and called a strike! Watch the deliver (via MLB.com):
With that smooth delivery and accuracy, you’d have to think he might mix it in this year. That being said, would it take much to scout it and sit back and hammer it? The 2014 will see!
– David Whitlock
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