Examples of line drive in a Sentence
He hit a hard line drive to the shortstop.
Recent Examples of line drive from the Web
But his 31-yard attempt in the third quarter was a low line drive that the Bulldogs stuffed at the line of scrimmage.
Fittingly, the final out of the N.L. Championship Series in Chicago was a line drive to shortstop Charlie Culberson — a fill-in for Corey Seager, the All-Star who has been sidelined with a back injury.
From Witz: Jacobson has had several conversations with Yankees third baseman Todd Frazier, who hit the line drive that struck his daughter.
The likely scenario is netting will be extended beyond both the home and visitor’s dugouts, which could prevent a number of foul ball line drives from entering the stands at high rates of speed.
Neris recovered and retired Giancarlo Stanton on a fly to medium center and Phillies leftfielder Hyun Soo Kim dived and caught Christian Yelich’s sinking line drive for the second out.
The game ended with Alex Bregman hitting a line drive to left field off Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen to score the winning run.
Colangelo said the Tigers have been taking a look at additional netting, even before Wednesday’s incident in New York, which should be noted came on a line drive down the leftfield line which likely would not have been protected by netting.
In the eighth, the Reds went ahead for good, 7-5, when Barnhart hit a line drive that skipped past a stretching Juan Lagares in center field for a two-run double off Jeurys Familia (1-2), who was pitching for the first time on consecutive days.
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Definition of line drive for English Language Learners
baseball : a ball that is hit by the batter and goes in a nearly straight line not far above the ground
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