Examples of ground ball in a Sentence
He hit a ground ball to the shortstop.
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But Wily Peralta got his second career save after inducing a double-play ground ball from Ryan Braun with a runner on first base.
McKenna then hit a hard ground ball to the left side, and Prosecky scored on an error.
Wellesley junior Maddy Balter scooped up a ground ball in her defensive zone with 1:27 left to give the Raiders possession and all but sealed the title with a goal into an empty net with 54.7 seconds remaining.
Second baseman Blake Reese missed a ground ball hit right at him.
With two outs in the top of the 10th inning and two runners on base, Joaquin Arias, a scrap-heap pickup who had entered the game earlier to pinch-hit, knocked a ground ball toward Scott Rolen, the Cincinnati Reds’ third baseman.
The annual congressional baseball game in Washington kicked off with House Majority Whip Steve Scalise -- who was shot during practice last year in Alexandria -- fielding a ground ball and threw out the first batter of the game.
Months removed from struggling to walk, Scalise was honored before the game and started at second base for Republicans, fielding a ground ball and completing the put-out to first on the game's first play.
Next, Willie MacIver hit a ground ball to shortstop Sahid Valenzuela, who misplayed the short hop for an error that loaded the bases.
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GROUND BALL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ground ball for English Language Learners
baseball : a ball that is hit by the batter and that rolls or bounces along the ground
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