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
The Cleveland star turned a pair of unassisted double plays in April.
Freese tagged and tried scoring from third, but Phillips made a pinpoint, two-hop throw home to get him by a step and complete the double play.
With runners at first and third during a Sept. 24 game against the Angels at Houston, Bregman fielded a ground ball hit by Justin Upton and tried to turn an inning-ending double play.
But Keuchel did appear to be spooked by Taylor, who lined into a double play in his second at-bat and walked on five pitches with two out in the sixth.
Chase Utley struck out swinging with two on to end the inning, and Davis got Bellinger to ground into a game-ending double play for the save.
DeJong singled to open the St. Louis seventh, but second baseman Neil Walker speared Jose Martinez’s sharp grounder and started a marvelous double play to keep his pitcher in control.
VerHagen’s hit was erased on an inning-ending double play in the eighth.
After Judge reached after striking out on a wild pitch to start the fourth, Gary Sanchez grounded the next pitch, a curveball, into a 5-4-3 double play.
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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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