line drive


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(baseball) a hit that flies straight out from the batter

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Public line drive in Valga county lines, the line group III (Otep area) bus lines.
Donnelly then got Carlos Lee on another line drive to second base to end it.
They spread their feet slightly wider than the shoulders, with the knees flexed, weight over the balls of the feet, and the hands at waist-to-knee level in order to deal with low line drives.
He admits to being nervous before his first appearance, but says that the pressure abated after his first at bat (a line drive to center field).
Lowe retired the next four Mariners, but with one out in the fourth, Raul Ibanez hit his team-high 14th home run, a line drive over the fence in right center to give the Mariners a 2-0 lead.
First baseman Danny Gallinont snagged a line drive by Lakewood's Jeff Fischer to end the sixth inning with a runner on third.
Royal (21-5), which stranded nine baserunners and was 0for6 with runners in scoring position, loaded the bases with one out in the seventh on three consecutive singles, but Rodino induced Cox hit a line drive to Lincoln at first for a game-ending double play.
Ponce came to the plate with runners and first and second and one out in the bottom of the ninth, when she stroked a 1-0 line drive to right, scoring sophomore shortstop Alianna Telles from second.
Two batters later he made a dash for the plate after a looping broken- bat line drive from Brian Roberts hit Figgins in the left arm as he leaped to catch the ball.
Pacific Bell Park offers a spectacular stadium, a record setting ball club and gourmet game day munchies all within a line drive to the wine country," said Greg Fowler, Vice President of Winery Operations.
One inning later, he made a diving catch on a line drive by Jason Kendall with a runner on first base.
Friday with a throbbing throwing arm after getting hit with a line drive by Joe Randa during the Cardinals' 6-2 victory in Game 2 over San Diego on Thursday.
We're talking about the moment when Robinson Cano's bases-loaded line drive is screaming toward the fence in the decisive first inning.
Because if he did see Guerrero's line drive coming toward him, his life surely would have flashed before his eyes.
The Angels had runners on first and second with nobody out when Maicer Izturis hit a line drive that clearly kicked up chalk on the left-field line.