Armed and dangerous: With a 105 mph fastball, Cardinals’ Jordan Hicks is a game-changer

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 19, 2019 3:12 PM CT | Published: February 19, 2019 2:40 PM CT

St. Louis Cardinals rookie reliever Jordan Hicks gave up only three “barreled” balls out of 216 put in play last season. But that’s what happens when you can throw 105 mph and your pitches dance.

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Don Wade

Don Wade

Don Wade has been a Memphis journalist since 1998 and he has won awards for both his sports and news/feature writing. He is originally from Kansas City and is married with three sons.


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