A hanging curveball is a curveball that is thrown in a way that makes it easier to hit. A good example of one is a slow curveball that is thrown down the middle. If you get one of these babies thrown to you while your at the plate, swing at it. It is an easy pitch to crush for a dinger or at least a double.
This is because of an optical illusion. If you look at a curveball, it looks like it's coming stragiht at you, but it's actually curving.
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In order to hit a curve ball you must wait and watch the ball first. Then get in your bat stance. Once you see the ball come in side, swing.
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The first step is to read the pitcher. Many pitchers at the youth level give away the fact that they are throwing a curveball before they even start a motion, ie. they dig around in their glove a lot, trying to find the right seams. Second step is once the motion starts, see if there is a change in the arm slot. This is something that cant always be done, but especially later in the game, it should be recognizable. Third step is one an old coach taught me, and takes a trained eye to see. Different pitches have different spins, and because of the spin, a red dot is created by the laces while its thrown. If you train yourself well enough, the red dot can be seen in time to know what pitch is coming. A red dot on top means fast ball, and anywhere else on the ball is something off speed. If either of these steps lead you to believe that you should be anticipating a curveball, then follow the next steps. While I say ANTICIPATING a curveball, you should never SIT on a curveball. As a batter, you look for a fastball first, and adjust to offspeed pitches. So if it IS a curveball being thrown to you, the best thing to remember is DO NOT LUNGE. If you are lucky enough to hit the ball, it wont matter because it should be an out. If you see the curveball, sit back and wait for the ball to reach you, and trust your hand speed. If you have slow hands, theres only so much I can do to help you. But one of the hardest things for younger batters to learn how to do is wait on pitches, especially off speed pitches on the outer third of the plate. If a pitcher hangs one on the inside or over the middle, go ahead and just blast it. If its on the outside, let the ball travel deep, not everything needs to be hit in front of the plate, and slap the ball out into right field. Thats as much as I can put in writing about hitting a curveball.
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The curveball is a breaking pitch in baseballthrown with a characteristic grip and hand movement that impart down and/or sideways spin to the ball. It is therefore considered a type of breaking ball. Contrary to a fastball (which has only back spin), the curveball has a diagonal spin that creates a wake behind the ball, making the pitch drop on its way to the plate. A curveball is used to disrupt the opponent's timing. While it is a good pitch for doing so, it is also a dangerous pitch to throw. The increased topspin of the ball has the potential to gain tremendous backspin off of a batter's bat, giving it much added distance if well hit. For pitchers, it is better to throw a straight breaking ball, one that breaks from high to low as opposed to side to side. The simple argument for this is that the batter has 33 inches to hit a side to side pitch, while only one inch to hit an up to down pitch.
You have to spin or slice the ball hardly, but if you watch the "prince of the tennis'' before, you will know that a ball can't spin that incredible. The ball curved depends on your strength, just spin your hardest!
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