infield fly

noun

baseball
: a fair fly ball other than a line drive or an attempted bunt that can be handled by an infielder and that is declared an automatic out if it occurs at a time when there are less than two outs and when runners are occupying first and second or first, second, and third bases

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“Infield fly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/infield%20fly. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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