sinker

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Synonyms for sinker

a small ring-shaped friedcake

a weight that sinks (as to hold nets or fishing lines under water)

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a pitch that curves downward rapidly as it approaches the plate

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Normally, a guy throwing a sinker ball would throw it down and away and try not to give you a chance to yank it out of the park.
The Dodgers would hate to lose a fit Fetters because his sinker ball induces double plays late in games.