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Synonyms for grounder

(baseball) a hit that travels along the ground

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Milwaukee's best chance for a hit against Hudson came in the sixth when Trent Grisham hit a hard grounder up the middle.
In the second half, both teams opened up with Mattar's substitute Tariq Ahmad hitting the upright on the hour mark with his stiff grounder. Dioup then had a fantastic chance to give the home team the lead when the counter move saw him in the clear, but the Senegalese strikeman's dainty chip could not beat Al Shamsi.
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.
The San Francisco Giants defeated the Los Angeles Angels, 5-4, when Featherston, the Angels pinch-runner on first base, was struck by a sharp two-out grounder off the bat of Matt Joyce.
Rodriguez had a little problem with Starling Marte's foul pop fly in the third but made the catch, and he cleanly played grounders by Pedro Alvarez and Andrew Lambo one inning later.
With the infield in, Jay hit a grounder to diving second baseman Dustin Pedroia.
But third baseman Pedro Feliz went to his left for an impressive pickup on Upton's grounder and started an inning-ending 5-4-3 double play.
Chunichi scored an insurance run in the eighth when Hanshin failed to turn a potential inning-ending double play on a bases-loaded grounder by pinch-hitter Kazuyoshi Tatsunami at Nagoya Dome.
There's Willie Mays', Daryl Strawberry's and Nolan Ryan's Mets jerseys, autographed and framed in glass, an array of baseball bats and signed game balls and, of course, that famous photo of one of the defining moments in Mets history; game six of the 1986 World Series, when Mookie Wilson's grounder to first somehow snuck between the legs of Red Sox first baseman, Bob Buckner, allowing the Mets to bring home the winning run.
Many hitters get to the first ball and pull up, causing a pop-up, or they will roll over the ball and induce a grounder. The hitter can get the feel of hitting three baseballs by hitting the first ball and then the other two right behind the first on the same plane.
Then Cy Williams hit a grounder between Rogers Hornsby at second base and Jack Fournier at first base.
Garcia doubled leading off the first and scored from second when Jose Abreu's hard grounder went off the glove of second baseman Mike Brosseau and into right field for an error.
Alcides then sliced an opposite-field grounder inside first base to bring home Gore.
With two outs and Marra on third base, Justin Hodges hit a grounder to shortstop Franchy Cordero, but he made a wild throw to first for his third error of the game, allowing Marra to tie the score.