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VIDEO: Kazuhito Tadano throws amazing eephus pitch in Japan

By Mike Axisa | Baseball Writer

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Does the name Kazuhito Tadano ring a bell? He appeared in 15 games (four starts) for the Indians from 2004-05 and bounced around Triple-A until 2007, when he returned to Japan.

During a recent game with the Nippon Ham Fighters, Tadano broke out this amazing eephus pitch to former Red Sox infielder Mauro Gomez:

How was that not called a strike?! Terrible.

The reactions are great. Gomez was laughing the whole time, the umpire seemed to stare in disbelief, and Tadano was seriously annoyed the pitch wasn't called a strike.

Amazing.

(h/t Cut4)

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