What is a cutter in baseball?

A breaking fastball

A baseball term for a pitch that is similar to a fastball but has a late break; utilized by many famous pitchers, including Mariano Rivera, Roy Halladay, Andy Pettitte, and Jon Lester.


He rings him up with a cutter that ran inside on the hitter

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Updated July 22, 2015

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