Origin of breaking ball
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How to use breaking ball in a sentence
His fastball was just a tick down to start the game, but I thought he had some good breaking balls again, threw some good change-ups, battled.O’s blanked by Marlins despite strong start from rookie Bruce Zimmermann|Jon Meoli|April 21, 2021|Washington Post
In the process of traveling another foot, for example, a higher percentage of breaking balls could break out of the zone, increasing walks undesirably.In the minors, a major change as the Atlantic League plans to move the mound back a foot|Jacob Bogage, Chelsea Janes|April 14, 2021|Washington Post
With the count 1-2, Bass threw a breaking ball that appeared to be headed to the upper inside corner of the strike zone.Umpire admits mistake on hit-by-pitch call that gave Mets walk-off win|Des Bieler|April 9, 2021|Washington Post
He explained that Scherzer was having trouble getting his slider on lefties’ hands, so the curve was added as a gateway to throwing breaking balls across his body.Alex Avila has experience catching Max Scherzer and Patrick Corbin. And it shows.|Jesse Dougherty|February 26, 2021|Washington Post
“We saw his background and he was a Bronx guy and we started breaking the case,” Boyce says.
Breaking the will of ISIS, the military argues, is not a statistic.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War|Nancy A. Youssef|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
One of the kids had a ball in his hand, and Cuomo took it and tossed it back and forth to an eight year old.
Instead of going for the hole, I hit the ball directly into the water.
There is only sand, a white ball, and a flag indicating the hole.
It was little better than coal dust, and would not carry a ball fifty paces to kill or wound.
Strive to speak or sing fluently without breaking the quality of tone used.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
A view of the duchess's ball-room, or of the dining-table of the earl, will supersede all occasion for lengthy fiddle-faddle.
Say that my anger has no bounds—that my heart is breaking—will break and kill me, if he persists in his ingratitude and cruelty.
He had not the least idea what wadding was, and his notion of a bullet was a dockyard cannon-ball bigger than his own head.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling