Examples of long ball in a Sentence
a pitcher who has given up a lot of long balls
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There is a much better interior presence now, and MSU will be better off going to the basket and trying to score around the rim with the added size to set up the long ball.
However, Milan almost equalised on the stroke of half-time when Hakan Calhanoglu flicked on a long ball to Nikola Kalinic, whose effort hit the crossbar - to the delight of Gianluigi Buffon and his defenders, who celebrated the miss.
However, Wimbush did miss a few targets and had a couple of long balls batted down.
The Astros and Dodgers have now hit 22 home runs in the series, breaking the record set in 2002 for most long balls ever in a World Series.
The two long balls were enough to doom the Astros on a night when their offense, the most prolific in baseball during the regular season, was shackled by the Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw.
But the long ball was a frequent issue in the last part of the season.
The long ball is non-existent, with the longest reception this year by a running back (Doaks, 29 yards).
Jansen allowed Alex Bregman's two-out long ball in the ninth , the 15th home run of the Series, most ever through four games, before retiring Jose Altuve on a flyout.
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