groundball groundball

Definition(s):

  • (n) (baseball) a hit that travels along the ground

Synonym(s)

News

  • Pitchers shine in Spinners' opener

    NORWICH, CONN. -- Three Lowell Spinners pitchers combined for 15 strikeouts and the team took advantage of a booted groundball in the ninth inning to score the only run of the game, as the Spinners opened the 2013 season with a 1-0 squeaker over the
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Eagle-Tribune

Quotes

  1. "A groundball is a groundball," said Indians manager Manny Acta. "He played enough shortstop here last year; he just made an error at the wrong time. You feel bad for the kid, but we win as a team, and we lose as a team."
    on May 5, 2010 By: Manny Acta Source: CBC.ca

  2. "Derek Lowe'sa tough guy to hit," Howard said. "He was on his game. He'sa groundball pitcher. I don't know if he has a magnet in there to keep it down or whatever. Give him credit."
    on Apr 5, 2009 By: Ryan Howard Source: New York Times

  3. "That's something you live for," said Lowry, who walked five during an erratically effective start. "That's what this game is all about -- those battles. As we all know, he's a great hitter. We were just trying to get a groundball, and we got...
    on Jun 24, 2007 By: Noah Lowry Source: ESPN

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