GIF: Tim Hudson's knuckleball

Braves right-hander Tim Hudson is 37 years old, and sometimes when a guy gets to be that old he has to start working on some new pitches to get hitters out. On Thursday, Hudson broke out his knuckleball:

But wait! There's a backstory:

Ah yes, the ol' "throw a former teammate a knuckleball in spring training just to have some fun" trick. The seeds of deceit have been planted and now Adam LaRoche won't know what to expect when the regular season starts. Very cunning, Mr. Hudson.

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