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
He was soon joined on the base paths by Tom Tabak and Franky Regalado, who each singled, but the only run the Vaqueros scored in the inning came on a fielder's choice groundout by Jake Selco that was very nearly an inning-ending double play.
Adrian Beltre snared Yuli Gurriel's line drive at third but lost the handle on the transfer, preventing the inning-ending double play.
Jeffress recovered to induce an inning-ending double play one batter later.
The Friars had the bases loaded with one out in the top of the second when Derrick Booker hit a sharp grounder back to O’Connor, who threw to home and catcher Parker Landwehr went to first for the inning-ending double play.
This was the teams' second meeting in three days as St. Charles turned a game-ending double play with the tying run at the plate for a 9-6 victory on Tuesday.
Trinity was thrown out trying to steal second to end the second and had a flyout-throwout double play from center to second to end the third.
But the Mets added an insurance run in the top of the seventh by capitalizing on a throwing error by Justin Bour that kept the Marlins from turning an inning-ending double play with one out.
After Castro walked, Bour followed with an infield single that could have been an inning-ending double play except for a shift.
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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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