Don’t ever let anyone tell you that pitchers aren’t strong.
Last week, we saw Aroldis Chapman leg press nearly 1,000 pounds.
Now we’ve got Miami Marlins closer A.J. Ramos deadlifting 525 pounds:
Those shots are from the MLB’s official Instagram account. They followed Ramos around during his latest workout. He also gets bonus points for deadlifting that much weight while wearing this t-shirt:
If you can’t read it, it says “Your Workout is My Warm-Up.” After seeing how hard Ramos gets after it in the gym, we’re inclined to agree.
Ramos had one of his best seasons as a pro in 2016, notching 40 saves and earning his first trip to the All-Star Game.
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