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9 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 7 K
No one knows where that lil’ “t” goes. No one. So I apparently drew a mushroom instead. And the higher bird on that bat looks suspiciously like a pterodactyl. Suggestion: “The St. Louis Pterodactyls” is an awesome name and Budweiser should take that under advisement.
Throwing is hard. In order to deliver a baseball to a batter, a pitcher has to release the ball at exactly the right point in the throw. A timing error of half a millisecond in either direction is enough to cause the ball to miss the strike zone.
To put that in perspective, it takes about five milliseconds for the fastest nerve impulse to travel the length of the arm. That means that when your arm is still rotating toward the correct position, the signal to release the ball is already at your wrist. In terms of timing, this is like a drummer dropping a drumstick from the 10th story and hitting a drum on the ground on the correct beat.