ground ball


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Synonyms for ground ball

(baseball) a hit that travels along the ground

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The Ems momentum was shortlived as the Dust Devils went right back on top in the bottom of the seventh inning on a ground ball double to right field by Austin Allen to put Tri-City up 5-4.
That score grew to 4-0 at halftime when Cox scooped up a ground ball on the weak side to beat Gorman (8 saves) with 7:38 left in the first half.
All these ground balls should be played at game speed, with the timing being adjusted to which part of the season that you are in.
Ground Ball looked to have the Grand Annual at his mercy at last year's Cheltenham Festival before being collared by St Pirran on the run-in.
Usually Ground Ball doesn't find a whole lot and this was the first day he has really battled.
Fielders must field a ground ball and make a good throw.
DAVID Casey could be back in the winner's enclosure at Clonmel, when he partners the versatile Ground Ball for Charlie Swan in the Kilcash Chase.
CHARLIE SWAN never won the Paddy Power Gold Cup as a jockey, and he is not overly confident of putting that right as a trainer with his Grand Annual runner-up Ground Ball.
The nine-time champion prides himself on doing things by the book but Ground Ball, his mount in the Conway Group Novice Hurdle, jinked sharply right approaching the second last and cannoned into Petersham.
Of the 24 outs Lowe recorded, a stunning 20 came via the ground ball.
VERSATILE GROUND BALL looks best in tomorrow's Horse And Jockey Hotel Hurdle at Thurles, the most valuable prize on offer in Ireland in this final weekend of pre-Christmas action.
Regardless of the level of competition, the most exciting play in any softball or baseball game is the ground ball and bang-bang play at first base.
CHELTENHAM winner St Pirran bids to continue his rapid progress through the ranks when he clashes with Festival victim Ground Ball in today's Martell Cognac Red Rum Handicap Chase.
Among the opposition will be Ground Ball, runner-up in the Grand Annual and 4lb better off for two and a half lengths.
TRUST Ground Ball to bounce back from a crashing fall at Tramore last week by landing the Heineken Phil Sweeney Memorial Chase at Thurles today.