What does meatball mean?

Easy pitch to hit

A term for an easy pitch to hit; often thrown down the middle of the strike zone because the pitcher is tired or needs to throw a strike; sometimes appears as "meatball served on a plate" to refer to the pitcher throwing an easy-to-hit pitch down the middle of home plate.


I love Jeter and everything but way too many pitchers were throwing him meatballs in the final games of his career

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Updated October 15, 2014

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