1. This is a term used in baseball when a pitcher is throwing pitches that tend to be right down the middle of the plate, making it very easy for the batters to make contact with the ball.
This is sometimes referred to as meat, as well.
1. With none of his breaking balls working well tonight, Johnson has had to stick with his fastball most of the night, therefore tossing meatballs right down the plate. The hitters have caught on and have been making good contact with the ball all night.
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