home plate


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Synonyms for home plate

(baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands

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The Blue Eagles then took an 11-9 lead at the top of the eight with Marco Mallari and Enrico Untalan both reaching home plate after Tantuico's base hit.
structures at Home Plate, they constitute a potential bio signature," the researchers wrote.
Phillips tapped a slow roller to the right of home plate a few feet up the first-base line and carried his bat with him for several feet before dropping it in fair territory.
Home Plate will teach parents the necessary skills to cook healthy meals at home and is part of CHOP s Healthy Weight Program.
The columns in Beyond Home Plate ring with an authenticity that would have been difficult, perhaps impossible, for a ghostwriter to capture.
While we cannot begin to understand how Umpire Jerry Meals did not see the tag made by Michael McKenry three feet in front of home plate, we do not question the integrity of Mr.
With the Yankees leading 3-2, Gardner caught a fly ball by Geovany Soto and threw a strike to home plate to get Carlos Pena out for an inning-ending double play.
This leaves us with only the acceleration term to work with to maximize force towards home plate.
In January and February this year, Spirit descended from Home Plate and drove eastward about 15 meters (about 50 feet) toward a less steep on-ramp.
I assume the "managers" realize what seats behind home plate mean to a baseball fan.
Blue Jays center fielder Vernon Wells first looked to home plate, but instead tried to get Kendrick out at third.
Normally, a batter struggles to focus on the target--such as a fastball whizzing toward home plate at more than 145 kilometers (90 miles) an hour.
This includes third base, forcing the players rounding second to head straight for home plate.
The pitcher faces home plate with her pivot foot (right foot for righties and left foot for southpaws) on the pitching rubber.
But there are plenty of other bigger and stronger guys than Barry Bonds who could spend a lifetime at home plate without ever banging a home run into San Francisco Bay.