infield hit

noun

Definition of infield hit

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

Examples of infield hit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Burr got out a jam in the sixth thanks in part to Zimmer going too far between third and home on José Ramírez’s infield hit and being tagged in a rundown for the second out. Lamond Pope, chicagotribune.com, 25 Sep. 2021 Giolito squatted awkwardly to field Ben Gamel’s infield hit and required medical attention. Creg Stephenson | Cstephenson@al.com, al, 1 Sep. 2021 The Indians tied it again in the sixth when Bradley Zimmer beat Anderson’s throw to first for a run-scoring infield hit. Lamond Pope, chicagotribune.com, 31 May 2021 Báez suffered the injury after going down past first base during the eighth inning Sunday while trying to leg out an infield hit against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Meghan Montemurro, chicagotribune.com, 26 July 2021 When Aaron Judge reached on an infield hit, Cora went to the bullpen even though Eovaldi had thrown only 71 pitches. BostonGlobe.com, 6 Oct. 2021 Franco ended up at second on what was scored a double, took third on Cruz’s deep flyout and scored when Yandy Diaz hustled down the line and slid head first to first for an infield hit. Marc Topkin, orlandosentinel.com, 8 Oct. 2021 Trenton Brooks' one-out infield hit put runners at the corners against Juan Minaya. Star Tribune, 27 June 2021 The Stevenson grounder seemed destined to turn into a run-scoring, infield hit. BostonGlobe.com, 1 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of infield hit

1907, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of infield hit was in 1907

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Last Updated

13 Jan 2022

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“Infield hit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/infield%20hit. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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