Clay Buchholz and 13 MLB Pitchers with Something to Prove

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Clay Buchholz and 13 MLB Pitchers with Something to Prove
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Forget about the curveball, Ricky... give him the heater!

Any good baseball fan worth his salt can recite for you that epic line from the close of Major League. Charlie Sheen's Cleveland Indians are on the verge of an epic comeback to take the title all they need (besides a game-winning run courtesy of Tom Berenger and a pre tax-evasion Wesley Snipes) is for young phenom Rick Vaughn to strike out the Yankees' star slugger, Haywood.

With an 0-2 count, Vaughn rears back and unleashes a 101-mph fastball that knocks Haywood right out of the box, setting the stage for the Indians' unlikely triumph.

Vaughn pitched like a young man with something to prove in that film (and given that he'd already given up two dingers to Haywood that season in the movie, he was). What follows is a list of 13 more—real—MLB pitchers who are taking the mound this season with something to show the world.

Feel we missed any? Leave a note in the comments below.

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