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Synonyms for grounder

(baseball) a hit that travels along the ground

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With two outs, Deiferson Barreto hit a grounder to second baseman Edgar Rondon, who couldn't handle the ball for an error that allowed one run to score.
Kendrick, the Angels outfielder, was playing in the infield in order to throw out any possible score on a grounder.
Brendon Leitao's long range hit the post and went out in the second half and the very next minute Josanto's grounder also hit the post.
With Maddux on third and Lofton on first, Nomar Garciaparra hit a sharp grounder to Mets third baseman David Wright, and Maddux was dead between third and home.
The outfielders drop-step with their left foot and run at a 45-degree angle to catch the fly ball or field the grounder hit to their left.
In the fifth, he was awarded a single when shortstop Yuniesky Betancourt couldn't cleanly field his sharp grounder and in the sixth, second baseman Jose Lopez knocked down a grounder up the middle but couldn't make a throw.
John Buck led off inning with a single and was followed by David DeJesus, who hit a grounder to Figgins.
John Buck led off the Royals sixth inning with a single and was followed by David DeJesus, who hit a grounder to Figgins.
The Anteaters (36-23) took a 2-1 lead in the fifth inning on Ben Orloff's two-out grounder that went between the legs of UCLA third baseman Jermaine Curtis.
But after plunking Matt Holliday on the left wrist to load the bases with one out in the third, Seo got an inning-ending, doubleplay grounder from Brad Hawpe, and the Rockies never seriously threatened again.
Kourtnee Gervasi, whose mother died Tuesday with lung cancer, got the game's first hit, went to second on a sacrifice bunt, then scored when shortstop Chrissie Markham threw the ball away after Tiffanie Wedell's grounder.
ECR's only hit came in the fourth, when senior catcher Francesca Enea beat out a grounder to third.
The Vikings had the potential go-ahead run at third with one out when AVC catcher Melissa Rodriguez blocked Liz Sequiera off the plate as she tried to score on a grounder to shortstop Wilson.
Beimel then came on with runners on first and third and one out to face the left-hander Geoff Jenkins, who obliged with a tailor-made doubleplay grounder to second.
Jeppson leading off the fourth inning, fielding a grounder up the middle and then completing the play with an off-balance throw to first.