Ranking the Best Strikeout Pitches in Baseball
With the downfall of the PED era, Major League Baseball has become more of a pitcher's league.
From starters to relievers, there are multiple pitchers who can make hitters look like fools.
However, each hurler has his own special way of doing so—a go-to pitch that generates far more whiffs than wallops.
Note: This list specifically deals with individual pitches from a particular pitcher.
10. James Shields' Changeup
9. A.J. Burnett's Knuckle Curve
8. Matt Harvey's Fastball
7. Kenley Jansen's Cutter
6. Jeff Samardzija's Splitter
Jeff Samardzija has gone from gridiron star at Notre Dame to ace of the pitching staff for the Chicago Cubs.
5. Craig Kimbrel's Fastball and Slider
4. Cole Hamels' Changeup
3. Clayton Kershaw's Curveball
2. Aroldis Chapman's Fastball
1. Mariano Rivera's Cutter
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