Definition of grounder
Examples of grounder in a Sentence
He hit a grounder to the shortstop.
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The previous two innings ended with double-play grounders by Stanton and JT Riddle, both with multiple runners on base.
Then in the LSU eighth with Tigers on the corners with one out, cleanup hitter Deichmann cracked a sharp grounder that Gators' first baseman JJ Schwarz backhanded.
Aguilar sent a sharp grounder down the third-base line that Johan Comargo snared to start a huge double play.
And relief pitcher Todd Peterson bobbed a Nick Madrigal grounder to allow a run, two at-bats before KJ Harrison hit a grand slam that put OSU up 8-0 in the sixth inning.
Bibens-Dirkx walked the next batter, his only walk of the game, before getting a grounder to end the threat and his day. ...
Dee Gordon dove left to snare a grounder by Fuentes for the first out —
What if Long Beach State’s Lucas Tancas was out by an eyelash at first base instead of safe by a step on his grounder to SDSU shortstop Danny Sheehan?
The Giants scored their first run on an error by second baseman Cesar Hernandez, who tried to backhand a grounder by Brandon Belt that went under his glove.
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