GIF: Jeurys Familia’s First Major-League Strikeout

Right-hander Jeurys Familia, 22, was ranked third overall among Mets prospects by Marc Hulet before the season. Tonight — which is to say, like, five minutes ago — he made his major-league debut, striking out Lance Berkman with a 97 mph fastball on a 3-2 count in the eighth inning of the Mets’ game against the Cardinals.

Behold, Action Footage:

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Illinois glass M. Michael Sheets
10 years ago

Sugar would advise him to not give that ball to some Iowegian farm girl.

Well-Beered Englishman
10 years ago

All joking aside, I love that film and everyone should see it.