What is another word for fastball?

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[ fˈastbɔːl], [ fˈastbɔːl], [ f_ˈa_s_t_b_ɔː_l]

How to use "Fastball" in context?

The fastball has come to define the modern pitcher. It is the most used pitch in baseball and the one most commonly thrown in high-leverage situations. It is a fastball that is thrown between 81-85 mph. It's a relatively straight pitch with a pronounced downward break at the end.

There are a lot of things that make a good fastball. It needs to have a good snap, which means it needs to have good movement. It also needs to have good height, which means it needs to be thrown high in the zone.

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