After dominating playoff performance, Jake Arrieta tweets about his nipple

Jake Arrieta continued one of the all-time great runs for a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball history Wednesday night.

The Cubs right-hander came into the one-game playoff against the Pirates with a 0.41 ERA in his last 12 starts. He actually lowered that by tossing a complete-game shutout while allowing just four hits and striking out 11 in Chicago’s 4-0 win.

After the game, Arrieta did not tweet about his dominating performance or moving on to face the Cardinals or his young son pouring a bottle of champagne down his throat.

He tweeted about his nipple. 

It’s not as random as it seems … the tweet is a response to a Bucs fan asking why Arrieta touched his jersey so often, jokingly suggesting that he must be cheating.

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Based on the way he’s pitching, clearly Arrieta should take care of his nipple as much as he wants.