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Synonyms for groundball

(baseball) a hit that travels along the ground

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2) Chad Billingsley managed only one strikeout Sunday, but the Dodgers' starter induced Arizona into several groundball outs.
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.
Once he got the lead, he was just throwing it up there just so you could hit groundballs.
He bobbled the only groundball hit to him, but managed to pick it up and throw out Chris Woodward at first in the fourth.
He used his rejuvenated sinker to record 14 groundball outs.
The only thing rolling for Lowe in this one was all those groundballs, most of which skidded past his infielders before they had time to react.
Scharkey, a two-year starter, compiled 25 groundballs, 16 caused turnovers and five draw controls during the regular season.
Ward had a team-best six caused turnovers to go along with five groundballs in the 7-5 win.
Torre said Belliard probably wouldn't take any groundballs until today.
17 Groundballs keep infielders on their toes and are less likely to go for extra bases.
Of the 15 outs he recorded, six were strikeouts and seven came on groundballs.
She's also just a few more strikeouts and groundballs away from pitching Tech to its first postseason berth in nearly a generation.
The Angels rarely made solid contact, hit a bevy of groundballs and had little action on the bases.
This time our young guys stepped up and competed hard for groundballs," Riptide coach John Tucker said.
A repeat selection to the Super Team, also having made it in soccer this year, Frechette holds the record for most career assists and most groundballs in school history.