50 Common Baseball Slang Terms

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

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