Fastest-ever Statcast throw highlights GIFs

Fastest-ever Statcast throw highlights GIFs

Here are the top GIFs from Wednesday's games, courtesy of @MLBGifs.

1. Faster than a speeding ...

This is what the fastest throw of the Statcast™ era looks like, courtesy of Yankees left fielder Aaron Hicks. His 105.5-mph strike completed a double play at the plate.

Aaron Hicks Outfield Assist

2. Leap of faith

This bellyflop had to hurt, but Orioles center fielder Adam Jones did what he had to do to prevent the tying run from scoring.

Adam Jones diving catch

3. Look, up in the air ...

Astros right fielder George Springer pulled off his best Superman impression as he laid out to rob the Rangers' Prince Fielder of a hit.

George Springer diving catch

4. Wall-to-wall coverage

The Cubs' Anthony Rizzo would have gotten a two-run homer, if not for meddling Cardinals center fielder Randal Grichuk.

Randal Grichuk HR Robbery

5. Nothing up my sleeve, presto!

When the Pirates' Jeff Locke bounced a pitch, the ball could have gone a lot of places. Somehow, it ended up in the shirt pocket of the home plate umpire. What are the odds?

Wild pitch lands in umpire's front pocket

6. Face it, Drury

As the D-backs' Brandon Drury found out on this slide, the infield dirt at AT&T Park does not taste as good as the garlic fries.

Eating dirt

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