Fujinami’s Most Egui Pitch

» 07 May 2014 » In mlb prospects, npb »

Today’s Japanese word of the day is egui (エグい), which in a baseball context refers to a particularly “nasty” or “sick” pitch.

Hanshin sophomore Shintaro Fujinami’s hard splitter/sinker/shuuto is as about as egui as you’ll find in NPB.

But you don’t have to take my word for it. Check out these gifs that I’ve gleefully borrowed from 2ch:



150 km/h is about 93.2 mph, 147 km/h is 91.3 mph.


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