GIFs: A nasty Felix Hernandez curve, served three ways

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How has Felix Hernandez remained one of baseball's best pitchers despite significant velocity loss? He's done it thanks to an overflowing repertoire and plus-plus movement on his pitches.

On Friday night against the Twins, King Felix in the eighth inning snapped off a vintage curve that left Aaron Hicks utterly helpless and hopeless at the plate. So in celebration of bad-ass breaking balls and in the spirit of restaurants with one-word names, let's serve this particular hammer curve three ways.

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Art is what that is.

(Wink of CBS eye: @commnman)

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Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for and He's the author of three books, the most recent being Reggie Jackson: The... Full Bio

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