Examples of line drive in a Sentence
He hit a hard line drive to the shortstop.
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The Dodgers went ahead in the top of the seventh on a line drive off the bat of Bellinger.
The Cavs missed Rose's pace, playmaking ability, off-ball movement and straight-line drives, none of which can be replaced by Calderon.
The next batter, Gary Sanchez, hit a line drive so hard that Giles had to duck under it.
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.
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 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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