Definition of comebacker
: a grounder in baseball hit directly to the pitcher
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Jimenez then fielded a sharp comebacker from Gonzalez and turned what was initially a 1-6-3 inning-ending double play, but the out call at second was challenged and overturned to keep the inning alive.
After missing the green with his approach, Kisner rolled a 54-foot birdie attempt from the back fringe past the hole and made the 5-foot comebacker to secure a Colonial title and a career-best payday of $1,242,000.
Garcia was then replaced with two outs and a runner on first in the bottom half and Jose Ramirez retired pinch-hitter Mike Morse on a comebacker on his first pitch to get out of the inning.
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