50 Common Baseball Slang Terms

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

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