Examples of double play in a Sentence
The batter hit into a double play.
They turned a double play to end the inning.
Recent Examples of double play from the Web
In an 11-7 wild-card win over Mark Keppel and a 17-1 throttling of Gladstone in the first round, Glendale (14-6) was a perfect 18-0 in doubles play.
In the World Series, Wood only issued two walks the first two times through the batting order, with one of those wiped out by a double play.
The game had ended on a 3-6-3 double play, with Hamilton representing the final out in a 3-2 loss.
Aroldis Chapman got Yasiel Puig to ground into a game-ending double play, setting off a wild celebration.
Ziegler induced a game-ending double play on his first pitch to Matt Kemp to preserve Friday’s win.
Other examples: Martin saving that pop-up in 1952, Amoros turning a fly ball into a double play in 1955, Brian Doyle, a backup second baseman, dominating the 1978 Series.
Yasiel Puig grounded into a 6-4-3 double play, Bellinger to third.
In this autumnal playoff season, find Venus and Mars working a double play, Saturn’s rings striking a maximum tilt, the harvest moon lollygagging all night and a few shooting stars peppering the heavens.
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Definition of double play for English Language Learners
baseball : a play in which the team in the field causes two runners to be put out
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