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the act of getting two players out on one play

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That's not the case for the Sox this year, and double plays are a major difference between last year's rousing success and this year's numbing mediocrity.
Back-Up 2nd baseman and SS roll ground balls to the starting 2nd baseman and SS, who practice turning the double play at 2nd base and throwing to the 1st baseman.
He got the ground balls, he got the double plays, they played good defense behind him.
Practice the fundamentals every day -- slow rollers, short hops, ground balls, double Plays, tags, relays, etc.
With the game tied 6-6 and Figgins at first, Vladimir Guerrero appeared to hit into an inning-ending double play.
He started a double play on Tigers speedy center fielder Curtis Granderson in the eighth inning and charged right away on several popups, calling immediately for the ball and avoiding any possible collisions with the rest of his teammates.
Shortstop Orlando Cabrera started a 6-4-3 double play with a backhand grab of Laird's hard one-hopper in the sixth, and in the seventh second baseman Adam Kennedy made a tough pivot on a 5-4-3 double play that thwarted a potential big Rangers rally, which got started after Izturis' first error.
The Angels last hit into six double plays on July 10, 1988 at Cleveland.
977 fielding percentage and was fifth in double plays, having had a hand in 94 of them.
But Vladimir Guerrero hit into a double play, which scored Eckstein, and Bengie Molina snuffed out another rally in the fifth by doing the same.
Two funny-looking double plays also figured largely in the result.
A pair of funny-looking double plays also figured largely in the result.
That brought up Molina, who came in having hit into 10 double plays, tied for fifth most in the American League.
We turned two double plays today,'' Paraclete coach Margaret Neill said.
He said he played second base in winter ball six years ago but periodically took grounders and worked on turning double plays in the past.