change-of-pace love


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a baseball pitch thrown with little velocity when the batter is expecting a fastball; -- called also change-up.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a baseball thrown with little velocity when the batter is expecting a fastball


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  • Quote: Robin admits to only three pitches—a fast ball, a curve and a change-of-pace, which is just a weak version of his curve.

    The Neyer/James Guide To Pitchers

  • This change-of-pace episode gives us his back story, and Gorham makes the most of it — in flashbacks and in the present, as he goes rogue with the help of a fetching "come fly with me" flight attendant played by Lost's Rebecca Mader to chase his demons.

    Roush Review: An Affair to Remember, and More Tuesday TV

  • Jerious Norwood brings a different dynamic in terms of his game-breaking skills as a third-down back and change-of-pace blazer.

    Humble Falcons seek team's first back-to-back winning years

  • He amounted to little more than a change-of-pace back and finished with 409 yards on 114 carries and one touchdown for a 3. 6-yard average.

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers Team Report

  • The focus on the negotiators -- none of them show-stealers -- has provided a refreshing change-of-pace from Micheletti and Zelaya's tired rants and reckless stunts.

    Against the Odds, Progress in Honduras?

  • • Secondary characters come to the forefront in a clever change-of-pace CSI (CBS, 9 ET/PT) as Hodges and the Junior CSIers play a series of murder games.

    Critic's Corner Thursday

  • •The wives play spy on a change-of-pace The Unit (CBS, 10 ET/PT), as Molly, Kim and Tiffy get drafted for undercover work.

    Critic's Corner weekend

  • No real forward motion in the overall story arc, but it was a good change-of-pace episode that guest-starred the guy who played Mikhail from Lost.

    Eduardo cometh : Bev Vincent

  • Any disparaging characterizations that he's a mere "change-of-pace" back should have been dispelled when he carried Ty Warren on his back in Super Bowl XLII.

    Greg Hanlon: Dominance: Week 3: Giants 24 -- Buccaneers 0

  • Chanukah is an exceptional holiday, an upbeat change-of-pace from Jewish holidays involving groveling for forgiveness, or the destruction of the temple.

    Earl Pomerantz: A Jew At Christmas


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