This is why I am all for the designated hitter. Can’t stand it when pitchers waste time and at-bats by looking foolish at the plate.
With the first series of interleague play wrapping up this weekend, it is fun to look at the complete ineptitude of hitting by MLB pitchers. American League pitchers at least have an excuse, only having to hit for a few games in a season. NL pitchers have no excuse to be excruciatingly bad, but they do provide for excellent entertainment. This is not a list of the actual worst hitting pitchers in baseball, just a compilation of the more entertaining videos of swings, full ABs, or anything to do with pitchers attempting to make any sort of contact.
5. A.J. Burnett IN THE FACE
After being traded from the Yankees to the Pirates, A.J. Burnett fractured his orbital socket bone eye thing while trying to bunt. The collective oooh is bad enough, but there are a few other strange things. Why is there just a line of players…
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