infield hit


Definition of infield hit 

: a base hit on a ball that does not leave the infield

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With one down, Rosario beat out an infield hit and Dozier singled through the left side to load the bases. Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Brewers 6, Twins 5 (10): After falling behind on yet another grand slam, Brewers rally," 2 July 2018 Martinez, headed to UC Santa Barbara, then gave up a run in the fifth as Sean McLain reached on an infield hit and scored on Collin Villegas' double down the left-field line. Scott French,, "CdM slips up in seventh, loses Pacific Coast League opener to Beckman," 17 Mar. 2018 Shannon Rhodes beats out the throw from shortstop for an infield hit, and the Ducks' first hit of the game. Sean Meagher,, "MLB draft 2018: Pick order, TV channel, how to watch live stream," 1 June 2018 Broxton replaced Yelich in Thursday's game and reached on an infield hit and scored, then in the ninth made a terrific running catch in right-center to help secure the victory. Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Notes: Brewers' outfield depth tested with Christian Yelich, Lorenzo Cain both out," 29 June 2018 Kane got an infield hit for the first run of the bottom of the fifth. Nathan Cambridge,, "St. Francis baseball rallies past Burroughs in VIBL action," 16 June 2018 Two errors, a walk and a couple of infield hits paved the way for a five-run outburst, with the Cubs rubbing it in by having Lester pinch-hit and sacrifice a run home. Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Brewers look to put runs on the board after Cubs pitchers dominated first two meetings," 10 June 2018 Lewis Brinson nearly beat out an infield hit with a ground ball in the second. Clark Spencer, miamiherald, "Marlins nearly land on wrong side of major league history in loss to Padres," 10 June 2018 JB Shuck’s infield hit loaded the bases with one out. Craig Davis,, "Marlins rally three times, defeat Giants on Brian Anderson's sacrifice fly," 14 June 2018

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First Known Use of infield hit

1907, in the meaning defined above

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