50 Common Baseball Slang Terms

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

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