Examples of long ball in a Sentence
a pitcher who has given up a lot of long balls
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The Heat's early 13-point lead evaporated in the second period, with Dallas forging a 53-53 tie at the intermission after a first-half loaded with long balls.
This year's Series was all about the long ball, with the Astros slugging 15 homers in the seven games.
Many of those plays came via the long ball, as Amari Cooper dominated Terrance Mitchell and Co. by catching 11 passes for 210 yards.
Josh Langford hit from outside, then Cassius Winston found his jumper in transition, then Jaren Jackson Jr. banked in a long ball.
The Spain midfielder headed home a cross by Kingsley Coman, who opened the scoring for a depleted Bayern team in the 22nd minute at Parkhead after a defensive error from a long ball.
William Carey was able to get on the board when a long ball from April Stewart found Jamie Holifield behind the Rams defense.
Each of Stanton’s next three long balls would carry historical significance.
Wilson was then sent clear with a long ball over the top, but the Cherries marksman contrived to stroke wide one-on-one with Elliot as his first-team rustiness reared its head at the wrong moment.
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