Baseball Pitches

Can you name the pitches based on a description and famous thrower of the pitch?

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DescriptionPitchPitcher
Throws off a hitter's timingPedro Martinez
Fast, sharp breaking ballRandy Johnson
Breaks bats when thrown in toward hittersMariano Rivera
Originally known as the 'fadeaway'Christy Mathewson
Pitch used to induce ground ballsChien-Ming Wang
It's often said the 'bottom falls out' of this pitchCurt Schilling
Abnormally slow, rarely used pitchRip Sewell
Very slow, with little to no spinTim Wakefield
Invention often credited to Candy CummingsBert Blyleven
If you mixed the Blyleven/Wakefield pitchMike Mussina
A good one generally exceeds 90 mphNolan Ryan
Banned in 1920Burleigh Grimes
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