Examples of fastball in a Sentence
He struck him out with a fastball.
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Like everyone else on this list, Binford, 25, doesn't have a premium fastball but thrives on command and mixing his pitches.
His fastball sits in the low 90s and is more of a command-and-control pitcher, as opposed to the flamethrowing Alcantara.
Has low-90s fastball, but hasn’t pitched beyond rookie ball.
NOW At 6-foot-7, Martin throws his fastball in the mid- to upper-90s.
Ohtani was 3-2 with a 3.20 ERA this year while slowed by thigh and ankle injuries, but those numbers don’t indicate the incredible potential seen in a pitcher whose fastball has been clocked above 100 mph.
Morton, a much better pitcher at home than on the road, flashed devastating stuff from the start, mostly a blazing fastball that sat at 96 and a curveball that arrived at 81.
Acquired from Arizona on Jan. 30, 2016 as part of a five-player trade, Anderson showed up to spring camp this year stronger and throwing harder than ever, gaining 2 mph on his fastball, which averaged 93 mph.
The rookie Reds right-hander didn’t seem to have his best stuff, using a fastball that sat at 91 mph, three ticks on the radar gun lower than usual.
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