line score

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Definition of line score 

: a score of a baseball game giving the runs, hits, and errors made by each team — compare box score

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His triple down the first-base line scored a run, capping a three-run third inning to give Newport Beach a 3-0 lead. Andrew Turner, latimes.com, "Newport Beach PONY advances to district championship game," 22 June 2018 At one point in October, this line scored eight 5-on-5 goals across a four-game span, including a four-goal outburst against Tampa Bay on Oct. 30. Matthew Defranks, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Breaking down the Florida Panthers' most-used forward lines this season," 17 Apr. 2018 How many visits each team has remaining will be shown on the stadium scoreboard as an additional column on the line score. Eduardo A. Encina, baltimoresun.com, "On Opening Day, know your MVR," 29 Mar. 2018 With Konecny back on the first line and Weal back on the third line Thursday night, three of the Flyers four lines scored in a 4-3 victory over the Rangers. Sam Donnellon, Philly.com, "Flyers' coach Dave Hakstol's line reads have kept his team afloat," 23 Mar. 2018 The Wolf Pack's fourth line scored a pair of late goals in the first period to give Hartford the jump, and new addition Caleb Herbert was involved in both. A Press Release, courant.com, "DeAngelo Gives Wolf Pack First OT Win Of Season — A 5-4 Victory Over Phantoms," 20 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of line score

1946, in the meaning defined above

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