Examples of curveball in a Sentence
The batter struck out on a curveball.
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Barnes then threw Torres a 3-and-0 curveball, a pitch so absurd even Torres had to grin.
For years, reliever Jeremy Jeffress threw mostly fastballs and curveballs, with an emphasis on the former.
Garza mixed his fastball, curveball and change-up to make sure the Bulldogs maintained the lead.
Hancock consistently mixed his upper-80s fastball, curveball and slider for strikes.
This might seem like a curveball, but NBC is always salivating after whoever wins gold for the U.S. first.
Buehler spiked a curveball in the dirt which Austin Barnes could not contain behind the plate.
For now, though, Arrieta will continue to observe Pivetta’s bullpen sessions, stressing the importance of trusting his electric fastball and bending curveball in the strike zone rather than trying to be too fine.
Season 2 theory: The Man in Black throws us a real curveball and goes from bad to good, as Inverse suggests as a possibility.
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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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