Tim Hudson threw Adam LaRoche an eephus pitch

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In yesterday’s Nationals-Braves game Adam LaRoche came to the plate against his longtime friend and former teammate Tim Hudson and jokingly signaled for a knuckleball.

Hudson figured why not and tossed a 47-mph pitch to the plate for a ball. “I didn’t think he would do it,” LaRoche told Bill Ladson of MLB.com afterward. “I should have known better.”

And then LaRoche lined a sharp single to right field on a fastball later in the at-bat.

Here’s the MLB.com video: