Watch This Yankees Pitcher Tie the Record for Fastest Pitch Ever

Gun clocks closer Aroldis Chapman at 105.1 mph

Aroldis Chapman
CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 7: Closing pitcher Aroldis Chapman #54 of the New York Yankees reacts after umpires call the last out after a review to give the Yankees the 5-4 win over against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on July 7, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Yankees defeated the Indians 5-4. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

The New York Yankees are not having the season they were hoping for, sitting 7.5 games back of the first-place Baltimore Orioles. But in a win Monday night against the O’s, Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman showed why the team signed him for over $11 million last February. The flamethrower tied his own mark for the fastest pitch ever recorded at 105.1 mph. Watch the clip of the pitch below.

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