Examples of center field in a Sentence
a fly ball to center field
She used to be a shortstop but now she plays center field.
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Calhoun parked it on the warning track in center field, bouncing into the rocks for a ground-rule double.
Injury suspicion arose Monday when Dyson did not come in to relieve Pollock in center field after Pollock was hurt diving for a ball in the ninth inning.
Without Trout, who later entered as a pinch-hitter and finished in center field, Scioscia inserted .165-hitting Kole Calhoun into the No. 2 spot in the order.
His third homer hit high off the light tower just to the right of the 400' sign in center field and bounded into the Claiborne Lot.
Schnell, who has started in center field since his freshman year, added 20 pounds of muscle from the end of the summer to the season.
The plan is for JaCoby Jones to take over for Martin on a daily basis in center field.
A year ago, Soler crushed a pitch over the batter's eye in center field that traveled 464 feet.
Gordon has led off for the Mariners in 28 of 29 games, and has committed two errors in 243 innings played at his new position in center field.
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CENTER FIELD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of center field for English Language Learners
: the part of the baseball outfield between right field and left field; also : the position of the player defending center field
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