GIF: Zack Greinke's almost-eephus pitch in Game 1

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Even when he was a fresh-from-the-minors rookie, Dodgers righty Zack Greinke has always been a crafty pitcher. He's got a good fastball and a real good breaking ball, but he'll also mix in the occasional 69 mph bender just to keep hitters really off balance. Here's a pitch Greinke threw in Game 1 of the NLCS on Friday night:

That's a damn-near eephus pitch. That's also opposing starter Joe Kelly at the plate. Ruthless, Greinke is.

(GIF via @ChadMoriyama)

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Mike Axisa joined CBS Sports in 2013. He has been a member of the BBWAA since 2015 and has previously written about both fantasy baseball and real life baseball for MLBTradeRumors.com, FanGraphs.com, RotoAuthority.com,... Full Bio

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