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Chaz Roe’s slider is the most amazing pitch you’ll see today

Jaw-dropping video of the Rays reliever's pitch on Tuesday has gone viral.
Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Chaz Roe (52) plays King of the Hill while attending a workout Sunday (2/18/18) at the Port Charlotte Sports Park during a Rays spring training practice. DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD   |   Times
Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Chaz Roe (52) plays King of the Hill while attending a workout Sunday (2/18/18) at the Port Charlotte Sports Park during a Rays spring training practice. DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times
Published Mar. 14, 2018
Updated Mar. 14, 2018

CLEARWATER — Rays reliever Chaz Roe had thrown some good sliders before.

But the one he delivered in Tuesday's game against the Phillies may have been his best.

Certainly his most famous thanks to the widespread attention the clip got on social media, as it was featured on Instagram (with nearly 700,000 views) and Twitter  (more than 300,000).

"I didn't really how good it was until my wife showed me the video," Roe said.  "I threw a couple like that a couple years ago, but that one was up there."

Roe said he wasn't aware the clip was circulating so heavily until checking his phone this morning: "I had about 350 Instagram requests."