pop fly


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Synonyms for pop fly

a short high fly ball

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I returned to Iraq in 2005, and while I never caught that pop fly, there are still days I wish that I had, that I'd received my mercy killing.
In Pop Fly, kids use the design process to invent a way to send a Ping-Pong" ball flying high enough to catch it.
I thought I knew dirt, but I didn't know dirt until, in my first season in pro ball, in Memphis, I dropped a pop fly.
Unless a tricky wind condition exists or the pop fly has considerable spin on the ball, this tactic should be considered automatic.
Oh, but that day when we first understood the sheer joy of catching (and holding on to) a pop fly or connecting solidly with a no-so-perfect pitch or rising and rising, as if in slo-mo, into the air and snagging that pass--that was a transformation day.
WHAT: To celebrate the Disney DVD and Video premiere of Disney's "Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch," everyone's favorite sports-happy golden retriever, Buddy, takes the field in a special pop fly contest.
George Horton's tenure at Oregon can be summed up in two acts, divided by the most innocent of inflection points: a pop fly lost in the sun.
In the bottom of the sixth inning, the Jays had Jose Bautista on second and Troy Tulowitzki on first with one out when Dioner Navarro hit a pop fly several feet in fair territory near first base.
To end the game, Morrissey spied a pop fly in right and safely gloved it with one hand.
Rivera lifted a routine pop fly between Roberts and right fielder Nick Markakis.
Luke Lowery hit a high pop fly that right fielder Robert Garcia caught to clinch the series.
However, Shrewsbury added to its lead in the seventh when Jack Quinlivan's pop fly got caught in the wind to score a run, and pinch hitter Nick Martin tripled home Matt Bonollo to make it 4-2.
Drysdale proceeded to retire Dietz on a short fly to left, and the next two batters on a force out at the plate and a pop fly to the first baseman.
All the Cardinals secondary had to do Sunday was play centerfield and wait for Sanchez's pop fly.