Arizona Diamondbacks' Brandon McCarthy Criticizes 50 Cent's Pitch

posted Wednesday May 28 ,2014 at 04:00PM CDT | 33 comments

Arizona Diamondbacks' Brandon McCarthy Criticizes 50 Cent's Pitch

"Is 50 Cent sure he's not right handed?" McCarthy says.

Brandon McCarthy, a Major League Baseball player who pitches for the Arizona Diamondbacks, recently criticized 50 Cent's opening pitch, which took place during a New York Mets game yesterday (May 27). 

"Is 50 Cent sure he's not right handed?" McCarthy, an 8-year Major League Baseball player with an ERA of 4.17, says in a Twitter post following the rapper's first pitch. 

McCarthy wasn't the only one to critique 50. ESPN's Buster Olney also commented on the pitch, saying the rapper may need to be "consoled about his first pitch." Olney offered advice for 50 Cent, saying he might get consolation from viewing another criticized pitch. 

50 Cent responded to criticism of his pitch today (May 28).  

"The sh!t almost hit the camera man damn, if you look close you can see them moving the plate. Lol #smsaudio #animalambition," 50 Cent said. "I'm a hustler not a Damn ball player. LMAO." 

RELATED: 50 Cent Addresses New York Mets Opening Pitch Criticism

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  • Anonymous
    This nigga 50 is a genius, this shit making headlines WORLD WIDE the week before the new record comes out. Ask yourself what kind of publicity he would have got with a normal pitch?
  • POPE
    lmfao he's a rapper not a baseball player. thats why they get celebs to throw the first pitch. cuz they know they'll suck at it
  • Anonymous
    The only time the fool works his hand well is when he is beating up women...stupid c*nt.
    • Anonymous
      dont forget punching out Gunplay
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  • Anonymous
    people are acting like the guy plays baseball for a living..
  • Anonymous
    The Geek Unit bloggers said his throw was a desperate gimmick used to help generate a buzz for his album that has zero buzz and is likely to flop horribly.
  • Anonymous
    baseball is a whiteboy sport, i would be more worried about fif if he threw a perfect pitch. this just proves he really who he say he is, a hood nigga with no daddy from the hood who sold crack and never had a childhood like that.
    • spaz
      Exactly, he needs to play a real black sport where it's okay to kiss your boyfriend when drafted to play professional football or it's okay for a grown man to blow into another mans ear during a playoff basketball game.
  • Anonymous
    They said he on video in the bullpen throwing good ones
  • Anonymous
    Godfather 50 is from the streets. He didn't have a father to throw baseballs with him as kid. You better believe he could throw that crack rock straight into your hands or catch a bullet in his teeth though.
    • A Yo!!!
      Shut your dumbass up!
  • Anonymous
    That pitch symbolizes his carrer.....started out correct and then veered to the left.
    • Anonymous
  • TRE
    Its all the weight training he does his chest wont allow him to throw overhand and has no flexibility thats why baseball players train with restriction ropes and dont weight train lol
  • DJ85
    Should have did some practice throws.
  • sammy sosa
    50 you cant pitch meng
  • Anonymous
    Lol Even Rick Ross could have got it over the plate.
    • const
      ya the dinner plate
    • Anonymous
      its harder than it looks but i guarantee rick ross couldnt do any better but he would never get the opportunity because hes a fat slob and a disgrace to his city.
    • Anonymous
      Rozay was a football star in High School and got an athletic scholarship to Albany State so despite his girth he would be able to throw a basketball over the plate just judging by those videos of him playing basketball.
    • Anonymous
      dat nikka cant even run
    • Anonymous
      fat fuck cant even tie his own shoes
  • Anonymous
    I know one thing if you didn't know he had a album coming out its all over the news with this fukked up pitch lol
  • Anonymous
    50 is hilarious..i wonder how many units he does his first week
  • VnB
    lmfao funniest shit
  • crazy crazy
    few crazy things to the demon nite at the shit.]]]few ppl saying the gate. got others peeking around with devil mask on trying talk devil devil devils at the dawn of nite at em/ family died 8 months ago last week seen em in car driving back wards pointing at ppl.]]] few ppl walking back wards throwing 666s at the crazy shit.doing the bitchan out the bitchan.few days ago seen son of bitch chaseing person with chain saws and death medtal music playing at some of the crazy to themm/
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  • smh
    Come on...He obviously threw it like that on purpose hoping it would go viral. He wants attention for his lame ass album.
    • jj
      Stfu bitch ass hater 50 will go platinum
    • nixnox
      50 has no shot at going platinum...mark my words...he will be licky to go gold. career is over.
    • nixnox
      now what would have been funny is if he took out the camera guy...that would have been solid