Your cure for the dog days of summer has arrived in the form of 11 baseball GIFs and one exchange of fists you’ll never forget.

The decision to run with Jeff Samardzija breaking his bat after striking out as our lead GIF this week was an easy one. He is, after all, our favourite former college football player turned Major League pitcher that looks like he should be operating a ferris wheel.


Cutch the best

Not the first time we’ve seen this from Tyler Clippard

It’s an epidemic

Stutter steppin’ of the week

Roger Bernadina disappearer

This kid: impressed

Eric Chavez throws ball to pitcher

Eric Chavez’s throw hits pitcher

A rare error from Gerardo Parra

Mark Reynolds presents: the swing of the decade

Exception of the week

Credits: Mark Reynolds pathetic swing attempt via Jeff Sullivan