Examples of curveball in a Sentence
The batter struck out on a curveball.
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Anderson threw a flat curveball instead of challenging Kingham with a fastball.
Both home runs came on two-strike counts as Castro homered off a 79.3 mph curveball.
Playing in his third big-league game, Orf lined a 2-2 curveball out to left field to become the 10th player in franchise history to smack a home run for his first big-league hit.
Messenger had a dusty curveball in his bag of tricks.
But no time to linger on that, because a major curveball was just thrown. Kurt Jackson and his pal Chico have burst into the women’s changing room to settle their score with Carmen.
Some put in an effort to confuse Duplex and throw it some curveballs, but this AI worked flawlessly within the very limited scope of a restaurant reservation.
More: Cincinnati Reds ride Sal Romano's arm, Joey Votto's bat to a 9-5 win over Detroit Tigers Votto pulled a 72-mph curveball into the seats in right to give the Reds a 4-0 lead.
Petronis added a changeup to his repertoire after primarily going fastball-curveball in the past.
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CURVEBALL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of curveball for English Language Learners
baseball : a pitch that is thrown with spin so that the ball curves in the air
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