Recent Examples of leadoff from the Web
Merrifield’s all-around talent makes him a perfect candidate to remain in the leadoff spot.
Ian Kinsler batted leadoff, walking twice, stealing a base, forcing an errant throw and scoring two runs.
Martin, who sure looks like the Tigers’ leadoff hitter, had three singles.
Eugenio Suarez 3b Joey Votto 1b Scooter Gennett 2b Adam Duvall lf Scott Schebler rf Jose Peraza ss Tucker Barnhart c Dilson Herrera dh Reds manager Bryan Price said Hamilton is not a guarantee at the leadoff spot.
After giving up a leadoff walk in the ninth, Chamberlain retired the next three Nebraska batters to close things out.
Devin Hairston was the team’s starting shortstop in all 65 games, Taylor the leadoff batter in 58 of them.
The center fielder and leadoff hitter homered in the Aggies’ first at-bat against the Lumberjacks, and followed with a single, walk, double, triple and another walk in A&M’s 11-4 victory.
Burn then got Lancers leadoff hitter Sammy Miller to pop up to second base and end the inning, and his start, unscathed.
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Examples of lead off in a Sentence
plans to lead off the news conference with a prepared statement
Recent Examples of lead off from the Web
On Thursday, Evans’ son, Tyler Evans, led off the five-inning victory over the Patriots with a triple to get the offense rolling.
Flake is the first potential Republican candidate to visit New Hampshire since the 2016 election, leading off a flurry of activity that is unusual for the party in power.
Shortstop Alcides Escobar led off the fifth with his first double of the spring and scored when outfielder Jon Jay’s triple rolled into the right-field corner moments later.
The Panthers wasted little time setting the tone with a pair of runs in the first inning as Mikey Stutes and Cole Cavallo led off with singles before an RBI fielder's choice by Brayden Jobert.
Allen took a 45-44 lead off Jaylon Scott's free throw to start overtime and Tompkins followed with a turnover on the other end.
Prosecutors led off Cosby’s first trial with testimony from the one other accuser they were allowed to call, Kelly Johnson, who worked for Cosby’s agent.
Francisco Lindor led off the game with a home run to left.
Happ led off Sunday's 12-10 win with a home run against the San Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarneras well.
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First Known Use of lead off
lead off Synonyms
get going, get to, set about;
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