Examples of line drive in a Sentence
He hit a hard line drive to the shortstop.
Recent Examples of line drive from the Web
The flash of a line drive, the mini-drama of each at bat, the seductive sight of excellence: All of it combines at a baseball game to arrest the mind.
Christian Chamberlain started and pitched 3 1/3 scoreless innings before being forced to leave the game after being hit on the right knee by a line drive off the bat of Daniel Gardner.
Yesterday, Duvall hit a screaming line drive into the left field lower deck, to win the game.
In the second inning Prado snared a line drive by Chris Iannetta hit at 102 mph according to MLB’s Statcast tracking system.
Starting off: Zimmermann left the game seven pitches into his third start of the season, after being hit in the side of the face by Kipnis' line drive, which had an exit velocity of 105.6 m.p.h. according to Statcast.
The up-the-middle foul ball When can a line drive up the middle be a foul ball?
Bumgarner took a direct hit from a line drive by Kansas City's Whit Merrifield.
Through three infield singles, a line drive to shallow right, a hit batter and a wild pitch the Astros scored four runs to retake the lead.
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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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