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To name a few: Kuri, a robot designed to rove around your home, looks like a cartoon character and expresses itself in emotive bloops. Arielle Pardes, WIRED, "The Second Coming of the Robot Pet," 1 July 2019 Phil Ervin got them for a couple bloop RBI hits into right field. Paul Daugherty,, "Paul Daugherty: The Cincinnati Reds certainly have a shot in the underwhelming NL Central," 30 June 2019 But in the second inning, when Mason began, Michael Guempel came up with a pretty defensive play, catching a bloop fly ball by the right-field foul line and almost colliding with two teammates who also charged after the ball. Robert Avery, Houston Chronicle, "NASA All-Stars join District 14’s Fab Four, but League City American dealt second straight extra innings defeat to end their season," 28 June 2019 On the third out, Marisnick was forced to dive head over heels to avoid a collision on a bloop fly ball eventually caught by second baseman Tony Kemp. Chandler Rome, Houston Chronicle, "Astros' Jake Marisnick leaves game with 'knee discomfort'," 14 June 2019 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

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First Known Use of bloop

1941, in the meaning defined above

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