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    Even though their numbers might not seem to impressive this year, their presence and leadership in the clubhouse has been invaluable. 2) It looks like, in game 1, the Blue Jays will have to deal with a guy who has owned them this season- Yovanni Gallardo. What can we expect to see from him? How will he keep these Blue Jays bats at bay? Yovanni Gallardo will pitch in game one, and I think it is a great move by Jeff Banister. Banister knows that he has had some recent success against the Blue Jays, and I think that has to do with his ability to keep hitters off balance. Gallardo is a pitcher who doesn’t rely on one pitch, and will actually throw his slider more than anything else. So far this season, he has thrown the fastball 27% of the time, the two seam fastball 23.8% of the time, and the slider a staggering 31.8% of the time. He will also feature a cutter and changeup every once in a while, but he is mainly a three-pitch pitcher. I think his success against the best offense in baseball has everything to do with not giving in, as he is willing to throw his slider in any given situation, as he is most comfortable with that pitch than anything…

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    Fastball Pitch

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    how the sequence their pitches to get hitters out. There are three main types of pitches in baseball; the fastball, the curveball, and the change-up. Knowing how pitchers use the pitches or knowing pitchers "out pitch," the pitch they use to get hitters out, can help one determine if a pitcher is an overpowering or off-speed pitcher. The Fastball According to writers for Newsday, the average fastball in the Major Leagues has been constant at 91 miles per hour over the last several years. Any…

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    Introduction The article aims to use stress ultrasonography to evaluate elbow ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) which is a problem that has become more prevalent amongst professional pitchers. As such, the UCL thickness and ulnohumeral gapping are measured with the moving arc of the stress test acting as a guideline. Methodology Ultrasonography is the method that was used for purposes of assessing 70 asymptomatic baseball pitchers’ UCL while undergoing spring training. In addition, a linear-array…

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    Exercise Science In Sports

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    Baseball has long been known as America’s Pastime. From the days of Babe Ruth to Nolan Ryan and other veterans succeeding, to rookies taking the game by storm recently, baseball is the true definition of a children’s game. Anybody, regardless of age, height, or weight, can play this beautiful game. Baseball is a sport that involves many instances of injury, especially the infamous Tommy John surgery that a large population of pitchers are getting done, as well as players wanting to better…

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    It was a warm spring afternoon on April 26th 2015, around 5 pm. I was 13 at my 3rd all star district championship game, playing one of the best teams in our league. Nestled in the pines, under the hot scorching sun, I was on the dirt stained pitching mound. As I wiped the sweat from my brow I look up as Hunter walks up to the plate. Hunter was a good friend of mine who showed me the curve ball at baseball practice the following season before. Hunter was 6'2" tall, weighing around 180 pounds and…

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    Creative Writing: Fastball

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    I grab my glove and mask and sprint for the field. “Bang!” screams the ball as it hits the catcher’s black mit. Strike one. The batter hit the next pitch to second and Bentlee easily throws her out. As I look at the catcher clearing my mind her fingers say three,a curve. My feet push off the mound and my fingers curve ball. The batter swings and misses for strike one. Fastball inside, my catcher’s fingers tell me. I throw my fastball as hard as I can. “Strike two!” declares the ump. As…

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    Joe was expecting a fastball but he didn't get it all he got was a slow changeup. Joe lunged at the ball trying to hit it and missed. Bob had struck him out to win the little league world series. All that was going through Joes head right know was how he was gonna get Bob back for what he did and put him in the dirt and make him feel like it was all his fault that they lost. It's game 7 in the world series 2 outs bases loaded and it all down. The two rivals meet again in a championship game. All…

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    I saw the ball going low and outside at about 91 mph. I shuffled over, but not quickly enough as the ball caught me right where I did not have padding. I felt the bone dance out of place like a ballerina. I laid there, rolling in agony. After a few seconds the bone shifted back into place and I was yelling in pain. The coaches went running out to help me. Before the inning, I got all my catcher’s gear on and got ready to catch the fastest fastball in the league. JoJo Joseph threw harder…

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    fairly popular sport that is played all around the world. Baseball is a game involving a bat and ball that is played between two teams taking turns batting and fielding. The batting team scores by hitting a ball that is thrown by the pitcher with a bat. Then running around a series of bases. The pitcher is the player who throws the baseball toward the catcher to begin each play, with the goal of retiring a batter. A skilled pitcher often throws a diffrent types of pitches to prevent the batter…

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    Physics Of Baseball Essay

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    One example of the physics of baseball is when it comes into hitting the baseball. If you're trying to hit a fastball at 90 MPH your reaction time is going to be under .28 seconds. The sweet spot is the area on the bat that is right in the center of the barrel of the bat. Hitting the ball on the sweet spot of the bat will make that ball go farther. Velocity of the thrown ball will also affect how far and how hard the ball comes off of the bat. Velocity is the rate of an object and the…

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