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

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30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- JUGS Sports is pleased to announce its newest practice aides, The JUGS Changeup Baseball and Super Softball Pitching Machines.
The cash has been awarded as part of the national pounds 80m ChangeUp initiative to support frontline voluntary and community groups.
Maybe some of those changeups were just slow fastballs?
He was struggling a little bit with his changeup, and he'll probably tell you that.
He struck out seven, all on a devastating changeup that baffled Worcester's hitters all night.
I had a ton of left-handed guys so I got to work on my changeup a lot, which is good.
Lester, who was not involved in the decision in the Sox' 3-2 loss to the Pirates at City of Palms Park, said he was not able to give the changeup enough attention last spring, which is why he used it so rarely in the regular season.
The DreamSys61 ChangeUp 4180 and 4190 PC computers feature the Front Loading HDD kit in the Hot Swap Package.
I never threw 95 miles per hour I always had to go at people with my changeup and let them know that `this is what I'm going to use to get you out,'" Cochran said.
That was when he left a changeup high over the middle of the plate to Corey Hart -- the Brewers right fielder, not the ``Sunglasses at Night'' guy -- and Hart hit it onto a concourse beyond the bullpen in left-center.
A rare off-line Morissette changeup that bounced off the plate produced Gardner's only run in the second, as senior Matt Berner raced home from third after the wild pitch.
Arnett, a polished pitcher with a devastating screwball and changeup, will team up with Junior College All-American Nickie Perez, giving AVC an exceptionally formidable pitching tandem.
Schilling is developing a changeup to go with his two main pitches, a fastball and splitter.
But he's got good stuff, a great changeup, good fastball command and I think he should be fine.
The former Hart High of Newhall pitching sensation countered by developing a pitch of his own -- a devastating changeup that, after a setback-filled journey through the minors, has catapulted him to the major leagues.