fastball

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fast·ball

 (făst′bôl′)
n. Baseball
A pitch thrown at the pitcher's maximum speed.

fastball

(ˈfɑːstˌbɔːl)
n
(Baseball) baseball a ball pitched at the pitcher's top speed

fast•ball

(ˈfæstˌbɔl, ˈfɑst-)

n.
a baseball pitch thrown at or near a pitcher's maximum velocity.
[1900–05, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fastball - (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocityfastball - (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity; "he swung late on the fastball"; "he showed batters nothing but smoke"
pitch, delivery - (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
slider - a fastball that curves slightly away from the side from which it was thrown
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
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Not only did these professionals control the speed and pitch location, but they also threw many distinctive pitches such as a two-seam fastball, a four-seamer, a curve, a splitter, a change, a split finger, a slider and a cutter.
Not only did these professionals control the speed and pitch location, but they also threw many distinctive pitches such as a two-seam fastball, a four seamer, a curve, a splitter, a change, a split finger, a slider, and a cutter.
It was a fastball with good two-seam sink on it," Susnara said.
The 6-foot-5 Darvish has superb control and throws seven effective pitches, including a two-seam fastball introduced during the 2010 season.
Eversgerd asked Todd to work on developing an as dependable two-seam pitch for his repertoire.
The two-seam fastball showed two big red stripes, each about three-eighths of an inch wide, which made the spin direction more easily detectable.
The sinker, or two-seam fastball, is slower than the four-seam fastball.
In bullpen discussions about curve balls, players commonly compare the merits of so-called four-seam pitches and two-seam pitches.
26 Sinking two-seam fastballs create the illusion of a strike.
Wielding a new, effective two-seam fastball, he gave up only three singles in seven scoreless innings: a bunt, a blooper, and a grounder through the middle.
The Ems had no luck against Camacho, who used his two-seam fastball to get in on the hands of right-handed hitters, including Del Castillo, who grounded out in his first at-bat.