How to Throw a Slurve

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This pitch will break down and away from a right-handed batter when thrown by a right-handed pitcher. It's a combination of slider and curve.

Things You'll Need

  • Baseball
  • A catcher
  • Catcher's gear
  • Grip the ball like a four-seamer.

  • Move your fingers together so they are touching.

  • Move your fingers slightly down and tilt them a little bit to the right.

  • When you throw it, throw it three-fourths of the way and snap your wrist very intensly. It should look like any other pitch but dive away from a righty.

Tips & Warnings

  • Not all people have the natural arm movement needed to throw this pitch and may find it difficult.
  • Under 15 should not throw this pitch.

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