Plus velocity is great, but possessing pinpoint control is a huge part of pitching. California junior starter Ryan Mason has amazing accuracy, and then some.
The 6-foot-6 hurler is 6-2 with a 2.69 ERA in 11 starts this season, but what he did in a recent bullpen session is even more impressive than what he’s accomplished on the mound thus far.
Watch as Mason fires a baseball through a tiny, moving cylinder:
Doubters be silenced: Here's Ryan Mason's trick shot in frame-by-frame slow motion! pic.twitter.com/U6bK1KUCyf— Pac-12 Network (@Pac12Network) May 9, 2016
Wow. If Mason can do that, painting the black on the outside corner should be a piece of cake for the duration of Pac-12 play.