50 Common Baseball Slang Terms

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A ball hit to a fielder during practice
A running catch made just above the fielder's shoe tops
A team's best starting pitcher
A soft ground ball that finds its way between infielders for a base hit
A pitch hit for a home run
Pitcher's mound
Starting pitchers whose victories tend to end losing streaks
A batting average of .200
A brief stay in the majors
A team's relief pitcher who finishes the game
The fourth batter in the lineup
A ground ball that hits in front of home plate (or off of it) and takes a large hop over the infielder's head or is high enough for the batter to reach first
A player who fills in at many positions
Third base
An inside pitch that almost hits a batter
An outstanding catch by a fielder
Curve ball
The deciding game of a series
A strikeout
The alley between outfielders
A base
When a pitcher throws the ball over the edge of the plate
When a batter hits the ball hard
A home run
Base runners in scoring position
Pivot men at second base will get the force out call by the umpire if their foot is close to the base before they throw to first
A double play going from third to second to first
A small ballpark that favors hitters
A double play
A play in which the base runner hits the bag a split-second before the ball arrives or vice versa
The part of the bat just a few inches down from end of the barrel
A relief pitcher who usually enters the game in the 7th or 8th inning before the closer
An amateur play or behavior
A hitter's power zone
A left-handed pitcher
When a batter is called out on strikes
A line drive that doesn't change height after initial contact
When a hitter gets a pitch near his hands, or when a pitcher gets himself in trouble
Catcher's equipment
Batter whose job is to get on base for other hitters to drive him in
The batter after the on-deck hitter
A fly ball that is an easy catch by a fielder
A rundown
Last place
The highest level in the stadium seating area
When a batter hits a single, double, triple and home run in the same game
Refers to a good fastball
A pitch delivered when there is a full count
A pitch that appears to be out of the strike zone, then breaks back over the plate
When a fielder catches a ball with his glove near belt level

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