Examples of ground ball in a Sentence
He hit a ground ball to the shortstop.
Recent Examples of ground ball from the Web
Just happens another ground ball got through the middle.
As of Wednesday, there were more strikeouts in MLB than ground balls put in play.
Pinch-hitter David Bote cut the margin to a run on his two-out, two-run double in the second, and the Cubs eventually tied it in the sixth after Urena hit Bryant with a pitch to open the inning and scored on Caratini’s ground ball out.
Alberius mostly let his defense work behind him, striking out just two and getting 12 ground ball outs.
Consecutive ground ball outs would end the game and send the Dutchtown players and fans into a frenzy.
The first half was a tale of two quarters, which was borne out statistically — Johns Hopkins took 13 shots to Maryland’s five, grabbed 12 of 16 ground balls, and won five of six faceoffs in the initial 15 minutes on its way to a 4-1 lead.
But Black then forced a ground ball that turned into a double play, which started a string of 15 straight batters retired.
That easy, inside-out, tennis-racket swing allowed him to transition seamlessly from crouching in the batter's box to flying up the line, which meant that even his routine ground balls became fledgling infield hits.
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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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