As most of you guys know, Aroldis Chapman can dial up his heater up to 105 mph. Basically, batters are risking their lives stepping into the batter’s box against that dude.
Orioles infielder Ryan Flaherty had the unfortunate task of trying to hit against Chapman in the ninth inning of Monday night’s game, and he did everything he could to psyche himself up:
I'm no lip-reading expert, but Ryan Flaherty appears to ask Aroldis Chapman to 'come on mow the floor curds.' pic.twitter.com/j6I35apPLj
— Paul Espinosa Jr. (@BettorCallPaul) July 19, 2016
This might be my favorite gif ever. pic.twitter.com/Jdd7qAFPIj
— Ranting Oriole Bird (@RantingOriole) July 19, 2016
— RetroGraphx (@RetroGraphx) July 19, 2016