50 Common Baseball Slang Terms

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

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