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off-speed

Syllabification: off-speed

Definition of off-speed in English:

adjective

Slower than expected.
Example sentences
  • Colon was expected to mix in off-speed pitches, but he has been trying to get by with average heat.
  • In two-strike counts, he looks for off-speed pitches away.
  • Growth comes from learning an off-speed slider during spring training and having the guts to throw it in June.

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