Fastball Related Quotes

“It's the one pitch you can throw over the plate and you don't have to be perfect. It's a fastball, yet it moves. What can be better than that? The only concern is to get the ball down.”

Rafael Chaves

“He's got a good fastball. I just remember one strikeout with two fastballs and a curveball.”

Robinson Cano

Later, I could take something off my slider and I could make my fastball sink, so I really had four pitches.

Dennis Eckersley

“He spotted his fastball really well. The other part was that we were anxious, and we rolled over some balls.”

Landon Powell

“I just kind of gave in and threw him a fastball down the middle. The second one was a slider that was supposed to be down and I just left it up.”

Chris Capuano

“[No fastball. Average changeup. Nothing special in his pitching arsenal against his former team.] I battled with my cutter and slider, ... I didn't have great stuff. I tried to keep them off balance with my slider and cutter and sprinkle in a fastball. It did the trick.”

Kris Benson

“No baseball pitcher would be worth a darn without a catcher who could handle the hot fastball.”

Casey Stengel

“He threw as good as we were expecting and hoping he'd throw, ... He was throwing the fastball, using the fastball, locating the fastball and working off of that. Once he does that, his slider and changeup are unbelievable.”

Ron Gardenhire

“He has a good, live fastball, a changeup and a hard breaking ball.”

Ken Macha

“He worked a lot more away than normal. Then, he spotted inside later. And his fastball had better velocity.”

Reggie Sanders