two-bag·​ger ˈtü-ˈba-gər How to pronounce two-bagger (audio)
plural two-baggers
baseball, informal
: double sense 1b
Former Mariners farmhand David Ortiz led off the inning with a two-bagger. One out later, Torii Hunter singled home the tying run.Dan Raley
Darwin threw wildly on [a] grounder by Wilson, permitting two runs to score, and McRae's two-bagger produced another pair.The Sporting News

Examples of two-bagger in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Arkansas got the run back in the bottom of the eighth, which began with Jayson Jones' double to the left-field wall for his second two-bagger of the night. Tom Murphy,, 17 Apr. 2024 The Orioles took an early lead with an RBI double from Hays, his 30th two-bagger of the season, in the first inning. Jacob Calvin Meyer, Baltimore Sun, 22 Aug. 2023 With the Guardians trailing 5-0, Ramirez dropped an RBI double into right field, sliding in safely ahead of the throw to Anderson at second for a two-bagger. Mark Inabinett |, al, 5 Aug. 2023 Henderson, the Orioles’ second-round pick that summer, roped a 107.4 mph two-bagger to left-center field off Marlins left-handed opener Steven Okert. Jacob Calvin Meyer, Baltimore Sun, 16 July 2023 The two-bagger by Urías plated Adames and probably should have scored Anderson as well, but Anderson broke back toward second base with the thinking that Corbin Carroll might make a leaping catch at the left-field wall. Todd Rosiak, Journal Sentinel, 20 June 2023 The hit went for a double — his second two-bagger in as many games — to put two runners in scoring position. Evan Petzold, Detroit Free Press, 6 May 2023 Palahach had a pair of doubles, Williams had one two-bagger and Howard doubled in the win. Mike Perrin | , al, 31 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1876, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of two-bagger was in 1876

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“Two-bagger.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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