50 Common Baseball Slang Terms

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

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