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Synonyms for groundball

(baseball) a hit that travels along the ground

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Keep a record of the number of times you see a groundball hit directly at a runner leading off third base.
In the top of the fourth inning, Kevin Garlick scored after Hawaii second baseman Steven Ventimilia committed an error on a groundball hit by John Kruger.
Magnell hit a groundball to third baseman Brendan Fleming, whose throw sailed over first baseman Josh Torres' head.
Probably the most exciting groundball I ever had," Chapman said.
Moynihan relieved Smith with runners at second and third with two outs in the bottom of the third, and induced a groundball out on three pitches to escape the jam.
After a walk loaded the bases, UO left-hander Ryan Fleckenstein come on and induced a double-play groundball to end the threat.
The Angels added an insurance run in the seventh inning on a walk by Dodgers pitcher Hiroki Kuroda (1-3), two wild pitches and a groundball from Vladimir Guerrero that only scored a run because Russell Martin bounced the throw home from third base.
The last time up, against a groundball pitcher, even though it was the second pitch, he just looked a little calmer waiting for something he knew he could deal with.
Barker retired the Honkers in order in the seventh on two strikeouts and his ninth groundball out of the game.
We know once he gets polished up he's going to be a heck of a guy to bring out of the bullpen when you need a groundball.
Through the first six innings, Peterson recorded all of her strikeouts and got nine groundball outs.
He gave up a leadoff walk but then looked like himself by getting a groundball and two strikeouts to close out his outing and strand the runner.
McLennan, who plays center field for Springfield, led off the bottom of the sixth with a sharp groundball single to left field.