50 Common Baseball Slang Terms

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

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