cut fastball

noun

Definition of cut fastball

baseball
: a fastball thrown with sideways spin so that it moves laterally as it nears the plate … his best pitches are a baffling splitter and a cut fastball that bores in on right-handed hitters.— Rob Neyer

called also cutter

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1970, in the meaning defined above

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