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bloop transitive verb

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According to StatCast, Semien’s first-inning single, a bloop over the head of Ji-Man Choi at first base, left the bat at 63.4 mph and carried an expected .160 batting average. Joey Johnston, The Mercury News, "Anderson’s dazzling starting debut spoiled in A’s loss," 10 June 2019 With one down, Eric Hosmer drew a walk and Jose Pirela dunked a bloop hit into shallow right. Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Brewers pitcher Jeremy Jeffress carried his spring momentum into a key opening day outing," 30 Mar. 2018 With two outs and two on in the second inning of the Orioles’ 13-3 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays, Mancini laid out for Curtis Granderson’s bloop into shallow left field. Eduardo A. Encina,, "Orioles outfielder Trey Mancini navigating through tough times defensively," 10 June 2018 The Angels went up 3-2 in the third inning when Mike Trout hit a bloop single to score Calhoun after his stand-up double. Dan Greenspan, The Seattle Times, "Calhoun stars early, but Dodgers drop Angels late 8-7," 25 Mar. 2019 Maeda even chased Godley in the sixth with a bloop double over the head of a badly fooled Peralta in left. Greg Beacham, The Seattle Times, "Bellinger, Turner lead Dodgers’ demolition of D-backs, 18-5," 30 Mar. 2019 Barraclough hasn’t allowed a hit since, going the entire month of June and 11 2/3 consecutive innings without allowing so much as a bloop single. Clark Spencer, miamiherald, "This Marlins pitcher hasn't given up a hit in more than a month.," 29 June 2018 On the table before me are two diminutive robots, each emitting endearing little robot beeps and bloops, their screen eyes active. Dieter Bohn, The Verge, "The new Anki Vector robot is smart enough to just hang out," 8 Aug. 2018 With two men after bloop singles in the bottom of the ninth inning, Amed Rosario failed on two slash bunt attempts before striking out. James Wagner, New York Times, "Braves Youth Movement Looks Awfully Grown Up in Win Over Mets," 1 May 2018

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First Known Use of bloop

1941, in the meaning defined above

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