50 Common Baseball Slang Terms

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

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