third base


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the base that must be touched third by a base runner in baseball

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the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the third of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)

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Because Myers advanced one base beyond his awarded third base on the balk, the balk should be nullified.
Anytime the actual probability of success exceeds the threshold value, the expected number of runs scored will be maximized by having the runner attempt to advance to third base.
Torre said moving Martin to third base was akin to giving him some semblance of a day off because catcher is such a taxing position.
Third Base promises to be a fine show of Huddersfield's emerging artistic talent.
After the season, New York flipped Prado to the Miami Marlins, where he presumably will see most of his action at third base in 2015.
The thing about when I was judged as a third base coach, you get scrutinized," he said.
The concept is that since a runner is likely to score from second on a base hit, there isn't a lot of percentage in taking a chance to reach third base.
When Pittsburgh manager Lloyd McClendon, after an argument with an umpire this past season, picked up third base and carried it into the dugout, it reminded me of the time that Earl Weaver pulled the stunt when he was managing Elmira, Eastern League, in 1963.
Pete was an All-Star at first base, second base, third base, left field and right field.
Allison Bowser, the cleanup hitter, who was the everyday catcher, also played some third base.
Brandon Wood is finally getting a chance to take some ground balls at third base, but it might be a little presumptuous to say he can beat out Chone Figgins for the Opening-Day job.
Make sure your runners take an aggressive lead off third base.
If it had, Rutledge would have been awarded third base and LeMahieu would have scored from first.
He has allowed just nine hits over that span, with only one runner reaching third base while he was on the mound.
Or you can choose to drop a few bunts down the third base line.