50 Common Baseball Slang Terms

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

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