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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Dodgers catcher Drew Butera strikes out Marcell Ozuna with 94 mph fastball (GIF)

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The Miami Marlins dominated the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday, comfortably cruising to a 13-3 victory.

Obviously, there weren’t many highlights for the Dodgers. However, one came in the top of the ninth inning, when catcher Drew Butera made a relief pitching appearance.

Butera got Christian Yelich to line out and induced a ground out by Ed Lucas. Then, Butera struck out Marcell Ozuna on three pitches. The third was the above pictured 94 mph fastball.

Here’s the pitch that preceded it.

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Definitely not one of Ozuna’s finer at-bats.

Butera isn’t a complete stranger to the pitcher’s mound, and it showed. He recorded a scoreless inning for the Minnesota Twins on May 20, 2012.

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