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a baseball thrown with little velocity when the batter is expecting a fastball

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Cranks I like for pitching change-ups include the River Rocker, Reef Runner Rip Shad, and Salmo Hornet.
Lee tantalised the Yankees, throwing an assortment of fastballs, change-ups and breaking balls, limiting them to six hits, striking out 10 without a walk and inducing a string of weak swings and easy outs.
Invective is furiously pitched as fastballs curves sliders and change-ups.
The 1,461cc oil burner boasts a 133g/km C02 figure, and an overall mpg that can easily reach the late 50s from sensible use and correct change-ups on the six-speed manual gearbox.
As we have stated here on a consistent basis over the years, set, rep, intensity, and format change-ups are crucial components of a well-rounded and consistently successful strength training program.
The ProBatter can even simulate different types of pitches, including fastballs, curves, sliders, sinkers, cutters or change-ups.
Despite change-ups in the overall results for the category, companies still point to novelty patterns as the standard in accent rugs used in the kitchen.
There is disconcerting legal and illegal action aplenty, along with clever change-ups that will keep readers guessing about who did what and why until the very last lines of the novel.
As a bowler, it is a nice thing to know it is going to land in the right spot and the only thing you have to think about is your change-ups - whether you are going to pitch it full, whether you are going to bowl a slower ball, or a bouncer.
Rather than facing a throwing machine, users are presented full size right-handed and/or left-handed pitchers on a screen, "throwing" fastballs, curves, sliders, sinkers, cutters, change-ups, and slurves that emerge through a hole in the screen at the position of the image's hand.
As a result, he transformed from thrower to pitcher, using more breaking balls and change-ups.
I'd listen to Overnight Sensation and he'd do so many fast cuts, so many quick change-ups - you know, 30 seconds of this, then a screeching halt and whip to this or that and I realized that I do that in my work a lot.
The batter is thus challenged by an endless variety of real pitches -- fastballs, sinkers, cutters, curves, sliders, change-ups, etc.
10 prospect in baseball shrugged off those triple digits on the board, citing seven or eight change-ups as the highlight of the afternoon.
My past couple at-bats (Menz) threw me multiple change-ups, and I struggled with them," said Rhodes, who is 6-for-7 with four RBIs in the regional.