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  • n. Plural form of fireballer.


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  • Might not be “fair” to the fireballers, but whatever.

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  • The Indians won a riveting six-game Series over the Boston Braves, who were led by Warren Spahn and Johnny Sain of “pray for rain” fame without significant contributions from the two fireballers.

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  • The two fireballers delighted the huge crowd out on Highway 40 by starting the game on the mound.

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  • Epic fireballers, he once told me, are one of the major threads running throughout the game, from Walter Johnson and Smoky Joe Wood to today's stars like Lincecum.

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  • Young Guns: The American League boasts the best collection of young fireballers in many a year.

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  • With his postseason success, he is being mentioned in the same breath as Wood when the topic turns to Texas fireballers. - Passing torch, with heat

  • Not to stereotype, but few Latino fireballers flop.

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  • Ideal candidates for this "opener" would be fireballers, side-arm specialists, odd lefties, and knuckleballers.

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  • While the list of all-time saves leaders reads like a who's who of fireballers, the list of all-time pinch-hit leaders is considerably more underwhelming - Lenny Harris, Mark Sweeney and Manny Mora top the charts. :

  • The Braves replaced them by signing a couple of aging fireballers: closer Billy Wagner, who needs 15 saves to reach 400, and 40-year-old Takashi Saito, who has a 2.05 ERA with 297 strikeouts in 245 innings over four seasons. - News


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