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n. Baseball
A ground ball.
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(Baseball) baseball a batted ball that travels along the ground
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ground′ ball′

a batted baseball that rolls or bounces along the ground. Also called grounder.
[1855–60, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grounder - (baseball) a hit that travels along the groundgrounder - (baseball) a hit that travels along the ground
hitting, striking, hit - the act of contacting one thing with another; "repeated hitting raised a large bruise"; "after three misses she finally got a hit"
chopper, chop - a grounder that bounces high in the air
roller - a grounder that rolls along the infield
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
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n (US Sport) → Bodenball m
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Gallegos entered and retired Ben Gamel on a grounder to end the inning.
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Both teams had one chance apiece before the half-time whistle - Henrique Luvannor laying low for Moussa Sow in the 35th minute, while Sebastian Tagliabue's grounder off a Batna cross went past the upright.
Two batters later, Diaz fielded a grounder that looked likely to start an inning-ending double play, but his throw to second base went into center field to give Vancouver runners on first and second.
Defensively, it was Santana who started the game-ending 3-6-3 double play that wasn't with a great throw to second on Hamilton's grounder. "That was as good a potential double play turn as you're ever going to see," said Francona.
Atlanta's Andrelton Simmons completed the trifecta when he was hit with a sizzling grounder off the bat of Jace Peterson.
He nearly turned a double play after fielding Gregory Polanco's grounder and recording the out at first base in the opening inning.
His grounder beat the outstretched hands of goalkeeper Mohit Raj Singh.
LOUIS -- Third baseman Will Middlebrooks tripped Allen Craig for a game-ending obstruction call on Jon Jay's ninth-inning grounder, giving the St.
Dickey was running to cover first base on a grounder when he crumpled to the ground.
Their other run even scored on an out, an RBI grounder by Carlos Ruiz.