50 Common Baseball Slang Terms

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

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