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Synonyms for grounder

(baseball) a hit that travels along the ground

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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.
Outfielders: Coach hits fly balls and ground balls to OF's, who dropstep with their right foot and run at a 45-degree angle to catch a fly ball or field a grounder to their right.
Louis in May, when the Cardinals got several gift singles by hitting routine grounders past the 6-foot-5 Choi, who seemed utterly incapable of getting low enough to field them.
Appropriately, their only run through the first six innings scored on a double-play grounder by Jason Phillips with runners on the corners in the second.
He rallied Saturday, inheriting a two-on situation and a 7-3 lead to get a game-ending double-play grounder from Luis Matos to seal a 7-4 victory.
One was throwing out a runner on second base trying to get to third on a grounder.
Second baseman Anthony Lunetta walked, and right fielder Travis McAndrews squared to bunt but delivered a grounder down the right-field line for a double.
Kennedy made an error on Wendell Magee's grounder to second to begin the inning, and shortstop David Eckstein couldn't handle Schoeneweis' throw on a potential double-play grounder by Shane Halter for another error, giving the Tigers runners on first and second with nobody out.
He again injured it that night while scooping up a pair of grounders in the first inning of the game against Pittsburgh.
However, Beltre's taking live batting practice and fielding grounders, which gives the club hope.
If she's not practicing with one of her teams, the incoming junior at Westlake High practices with her dad, taking 100 grounders at least three times a week.
Maybe he isn't because he's the Vikings' designated hitter, and hitting has come easier for him than fielding grounders and pop-ups, where his damaged depth perception remains a hindrance.
Agoura's Kristy Jacobsen pitched well, but was the victim of a couple of perfectly placed bloopers and infield grounders that gave the Warriors their runs.
Young has been fielding grounders and taking batting practice the past few days.
His back has been bothering him since last week, but he has improved enough to take grounders and hit in the batting cage the last two days.