50 Common Baseball Slang Terms

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

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