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Braves' pitcher Kris Medlen is hiding something...until now

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  • Don't let Medlen's innocent demeanor fool you—hidden beneath that ballcap is a shining beacon of wizardry



At first glance, Braves pitcher Kris Medlen may look like your average, everyday baseball player.

Weighing in at 190 pounds of Herculean body mass and sporting some serious arm ink that only a professional ballplayer could pull off, everything about Medlen's appearance seems rather nondescript.

In addition to his stereotypical appearance, Medlen possesses a fastball in the low-90s and a devastating change-up that can buckle the knees of some of the game's most feared hitters.

Needless to say, Medlen's Major League credentials are fully merited.

But there's something that the 24-year-old right-hander from Artesia, Calif., has been hiding during the infancy of his professional baseball career that may be the cause of all his success.



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