Examples of line drive in a Sentence
He hit a hard line drive to the shortstop.
Recent Examples of line drive from the Web
Velasquez muted any speculation that De Los Santos could nudge him from the rotation by flashing a mid-90s fastball and mixing in his secondary pitches in his first start since getting hit on the forearm by a line drive June 30.
As for the offense, Pearland scored three in the first, three in the second and four in the fourth. Joseph Garcia and Isaiah Castaneda were aboard when Daniel Ontiveros sent a line drive over the right-field fence for his roundtripper.
Hamels wasn’t helped by his defense: Delino DeShields Jr. misplayed a line drive in center field, allowing three runs to score.
The players would have to lower their sights and hit line drives to get the ball out of the batting cage.
Dyson hurt himself while positioning himself in the outfield to play a line drive struck by Cardinals hitter Tommy Pham in the seventh inning.
In the bottom of the second inning, Velasquez was drilled in the right arm by a 96 mph line drive hit by Adam Eaton.
Buehler has not pitched since June 8, having made three starts after absorbing a line drive in the ribs.
Kimmich rockets in a line drive of a cross that a center fielder with a glove might not have handled.
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LINE DRIVE Defined for English Language Learners
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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