breaking ball


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Noun1.breaking ball - a pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batterbreaking ball - a pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batter
pitch, delivery - (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
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I just felt in the first half, Offaly seemed to be picking up a lot of breaking ball, particularly around the middle third.
I threw him some good fastballs in and out early, and I ended up throwing him a really good breaking ball.
Her current promotional tour of Europe has seen her enjoy a seven-hour stint in one of Amsterdam's special cafes, twerking with dwarves on a German TV show and appearing naked on a breaking ball in her new video, the only thing that would surprise us is if she kept her clothes on and her tongue firmly in her mouth.
He threw his breaking ball for strikes and it's a pretty good breaking ball, so when you do that, you have a chance to win.
The Dubs game is based on intensity and tomorrow is likely to be the first time that we see their high energy and craving for breaking ball around the middle.
I then start working a breaking ball that starts in the middle of the plate and breaks outside the zone.
Offaly playing a crisp, fast brand of hurling picked off scores from all angles and distances with Brendan Murphy, Brian Carroll Colm Cassidy, and Niall Claffey all on target before Murphy pounced on a breaking ball to fire home goal No.
Looking forward to today's game Martin feels that their breaking ball around the midfield diamond area will be crucial.
Sometimes a lack of effectiveness of their breaking ball pitches may be to blame.
Thank GAA It's Friday' replaces Championship Matters, but will take a different format, adopting a more magazine-style similar to that of Breaking Ball from several years back.
The breaking ball was there, so I was pretty happy about that.
They were struggling with the breaking ball all day, so it was working for me," Stavert said.