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Synonyms for misplay

(baseball) a failure of a defensive player to make an out when normal play would have sufficed

play incorrectly, e

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play wrong or in an unskillful manner

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With runners on second and third in the second, he rolled a groundball that Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki misplayed to his left.
One school of thought strongly believes that the Clinton administration has misplayed Netanyahu since he assumed power, missing opportunities to induce him to emulate the role of Menachem Begin at Camp David.
On a more positive note that researchers say could turn out as misplayed, Los alamos scientists doing cold-fusion studies have observed higher-than-expected levels of the possible fusion by-product tritium during an experiment, a suggestive but inconclusive sign that fusion reactions may be responsible.
Louis scored on a single by Cuddy that was misplayed by Cal centerfielder Knapp.
Milford took advantage of another Pawtucket error to get things going in the seventh when the second baseman misplayed a ball hit by Matt Decina.
Needing a win to stay in touch, Selby misplayed the brown and O'Sullivan potted the final colours to take the frame.
His first of the game came off a kick nearly 25 yards out, which was misplayed by Loyola's sophomore goalkeeper John Bunkall, bouncing off his hands and into the net with 16 minutes remaining.
Labour has a slender one per cent lead on health over the Tories according to the latest opinion poll, a wafer-thin margin illustrating how the government has catastrophically misplayed one of its strongest cards.
The junior walked the leadoff hitter and then third baseman misplayed a bunt to put runners at the corners.
The Penguins were seconds away from taking a 3-1 lead during the best-of-seven series in Game 5 when Fleury misplayed a puck behind the net, leading to Brandon Dubinsky's tying goal.
Figgins fractured the tip of his index and middle fingers on his right hand when he misplayed a ground ball during spring training.
Nikki Udria was then safe at first after her bunt was misplayed by Baylor pitcher Brooke Seneshen, giving the Ducks a pair of base runners.
Cody Ross scored for Boston in the fourth when he walked and Kelly Shoppach doubled on a drive that right fielder David Murphy misplayed at the warning track.
The injury occurred in Wednesday's Cactus League game against the Arizona Diamondbacks as Figgins misplayed a ground ball by Conor Jackson.