Examples of pickoff in a Sentence
He made a pickoff throw to third base.
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This wasn’t the first time Báez stole home on a pickoff throw to first this season.
Wilmer Difo singled, went to third on Velasquez’s errant pickoff throw and scored on a double by Spencer Kieboom.
Newport Harbor scored two more unearned runs in the third as Ben Ricketts, who walked and scored in the first, led off with a single, went to second on a bad pickoff throw, to third when Brooks Francis reached on an error, and home on a wild pitch.
Martinez then threw an errant pickoff attempt before getting out of the inning.
Covey was saddled with the third error, in the third inning, when his pickoff throw to first bounced by Jose Abreu.
Yelich led off with a walk and moved to second on a wild pickoff attempt by Chatwood before Cain bounced a ball to second baseman Javier Báez, shaded up the middle.
Brady had replaced Mason Cerrillo, who left the game after injuring his hand while sliding back to first base on a pickoff throw in the seventh.
Paintsville put a runner on third with one out in the fourth when Ben Daniels singled, and Dreves sent him to third after a wild pickoff throw allowed him to advance two bases.
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Examples of pick off in a Sentence
picked off more passes than any other player in the division
PICKOFF Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pickoff for English Language Learners
baseball : a play in which a runner who is close to a base is tagged out when the pitcher or catcher quickly throws the ball to that base
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