50 Common Baseball Slang Terms

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

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