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Definition of "grounder" []

  • Baseball A ground ball. (noun)
  • A batted ball that travels along the ground (noun)

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Use "grounder" in a sentence
  • "• The final out: Marlins pitcher Josh Beckett fields a grounder from the Yankees 'Jorge Posada and tags him out, giving Florida the series victory in Game 6 at New York."
  • "The crowd did that collectively when Richard fielded a routine grounder from the Twins 'Midre Cummings at first base with two outs in the first inning of the series finale and, attempting a forceout at second, threw the ball into left field."
  • "Like a baseball umpire calling a grounder over the bag."