Examples of line drive in a Sentence
He hit a hard line drive to the shortstop.
Recent Examples of line drive from the Web
Late in Monday night’s 8-3 loss to the Athletics, right-hander Jeff Ferrell was struck by a line drive off the bat of Ryon Healy.
The Dodgers went ahead in the top of the seventh on a line drive off the bat of Bellinger.
The next batter, Gary Sanchez, hit a line drive so hard that Giles had to duck under it.
The Cavs missed Rose's pace, playmaking ability, off-ball movement and straight-line drives, none of which can be replaced by Calderon.
Francona is considering four lineups contingent on the health of Encarncacion and third baseman Giovanny Urshela, who took a line drive off the shin in Game 4 and committed two errors.
The father of a young girl who was struck in the face by a Todd Frazier line drive at Yankee Stadium last month spoke publicly for the first time to nytimes.com's Billy Witz.
In 2015 in Boston, a line drive slammed right into Stephanie Wapenski leaving the die-hard Red Sox fan with more than 30 stitches, CBS News correspondent Anna Warner reported.
In the fifth inning, Cameron Maybin smacked a line drive toward short right field.
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First Known Use of line drive
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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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