center field

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Synonyms for center field

the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher

the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the central third of the outfield

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Those lineups will change on a daily basis again this year, but some interesting things are happening in center field, and those things may have an impact on the leadoff spot, as well.
This is not to say that Center Field Shot is only a technical history.
NEW YORK-Vendors have been expanding their roster of bordered area rugs with solid or very simple center fields, noting an increasing trend among consumers to purchase the style for their dining rooms.
Triple to left field, center field, and right field, with nobody on base, with a runner on 1st, 1st and 2nd, bases loaded, and 3rd base only.
Since we haven't given away a free taco in previous World Series promotions, we felt this was the perfect time to 'think outside the bun' and open up the offer to include any home run over left or left center field.
I'm starting to love center field a little bit because it's just fun to get out there and run,'' Figgins said.
The existing incandescent display in left center field will also be upgraded to LED technology.
Figgins stole second and went to third when the throw from catcher Paul Phillips bounced into center field.
Among the advances contributing to this accolade is the 27'h X 48'w SMARTVISION LED Video Display, located prominently in center field.
The 21-year old right-hander, who has been a top Giants prospect the past few seasons, dominated the Angels' struggling offense into the eighth inning before Chone Figgins delivered a full-count, two-out single to center field.
The key is to be healthy, to be able to give us the defensive presence in center field primarily.
Figgins was playing center field Monday when he charged an overthrow by catcher Mike Napoli on a stolen-base attempt by Julio Lugo.
The ball sailed into center field and when Figgins came in to take the ball on the run and possibly throw out Lugo at third base, he ran past it.
CENTERING ON ERSTAD: Scioscia a plans on putting Darin Erstad back in center field when he returns from his current rehabilitation assignment.
Rivera is an added option: Juan Rivera has been playing center field the past few days in minor-league games to give the Angels another option at the position.
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