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When a batter hits a single, double, triple and home run in the same game
A base
A home run
An outstanding catch by a fielder
The highest level in the stadium seating area
A double play
Pitcher's mound
The alley between outfielders
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
The batter after the on-deck hitter
A ball hit to a fielder during practice
When a fielder catches a ball with his glove near belt level
An inside pitch that almost hits a batter
A relief pitcher who usually enters the game in the 7th or 8th inning before the closer
Batter whose job is to get on base for other hitters to drive him in
A fly ball that is an easy catch by a fielder
A left-handed pitcher
A batting average of .200
A strikeout
A pitch hit for a home run
When a batter hits the ball hard
A team's relief pitcher who finishes the game
A play in which the base runner hits the bag a split-second before the ball arrives or vice versa
When a batter is called out on strikes
The fourth batter in the lineup
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A small ballpark that favors hitters
A pitch that appears to be out of the strike zone, then breaks back over the plate
Base runners in scoring position
A hitter's power zone
Catcher's equipment
A pitch delivered when there is a full count
Curve ball
A team's best starting pitcher
A brief stay in the majors
A double play going from third to second to first
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
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
A rundown
The part of the bat just a few inches down from end of the barrel
When a pitcher throws the ball over the edge of the plate
Third base
Starting pitchers whose victories tend to end losing streaks
A player who fills in at many positions
Refers to a good fastball
An amateur play or behavior
The deciding game of a series
Last place
A soft ground ball that finds its way between infielders for a base hit

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