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synonyms for fastball

  • boiler
  • furnace
  • oven
  • radiator
  • stove
  • convector
  • etna
  • gat
  • pistol
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How to use fastball in a sentence

Brad Hand’s average fastball velocity has taken a small dip that can make a big difference.
BRAD HAND THRIVED WITH LOWER VELOCITY IN 2020. WITH THE NATS, HE WANTS TO BRING BACK THE HEAT.JESSE DOUGHERTYJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Corbin’s velocity on his fastball and make-or-break slider dipped in 2020, too, but he is only 31 and there is no reason to believe he can’t physically respond.
JON LESTER STRENGTHENS THE NATIONALS’ BIGGEST STRENGTH — AND GIVES THEM AN UNDENIABLE IDENTITYBARRY SVRLUGAJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
His strikeout rate sagged, if only marginally, and his fastball velocity was just a tick lower than usual.
NATIONALS AND VETERAN STARTER JON LESTER AGREE TO ONE-YEAR DEALJESSE DOUGHERTYJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He saw a nearly identical distribution of fastballs and breaking pitches.
A BULKED-UP VICTOR ROBLES HAD A DOWN YEAR. HE’LL LOOK TO FINE-TUNE HIS GAME IN WINTER BALL.JESSE DOUGHERTYNOVEMBER 12, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In total, the Dodgers have five average-or-better starting pitchers, including Dustin May, their fifth-ranking arm, whose fastball averages 99 mph, tops in the majors.
MLB STARTING PITCHERS WILL HAVE LESS REST THIS POSTSEASONTRAVIS SAWCHIKSEPTEMBER 29, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
If you have that side already, it’s easier to add to the fastball or develop pitches.
CLEVELAND’S LEAGUE-LEADING ROTATION RELIES ON HOMEGROWN TALENT … FROM A SINGLE DRAFTTRAVIS SAWCHIKAUGUST 25, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Last season also saw the breakout of 26-year-old Frankie Montas, who began using a split-finger fastball to increase his strikeout rate.
THE A’S AREN’T JUST SCRAPPY. THEY’VE GOT STARS.TRAVIS SAWCHIKAUGUST 13, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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WORDS RELATED TO FASTBALL

  • boiler
  • convector
  • etna
  • fastball
  • furnace
  • gat
  • oven
  • pistol
  • radiator
  • stove
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.