Definitions

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  • n. Fielding ability in sports such as in baseball or cricket where fielders wear gloves.

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Examples

  • Among Mets with at least 2,000 plate appearances, Mr. Beltran has provided more value per plate appearance than any save John Olerud, who gets a slight edge largely because of his glovework at first base.

    Is Beltran the Mets' Best-Ever Position Player?

  • But there's one problem nobody wants to address: After years of paying good money to watch burly men launch baseballs into celestial orbit, it's not clear whether fans are ready to pay the same price to watch nifty glovework.

    Baseball Gets Defensive

  • Scouts say Mr. Kepler-Rozycki possesses baseball's five "tools" — speed, arm strength, glovework and the ability to hit for both power and average.

    Baryshnikov in Baseball Cleats

  • He hit 13 homers with 51 RBI during the final three months of the season while he contributed solid glovework all year.

    USATODAY.com - Hot corner demands hard to maintain

  • Mitch Korn, goalie coach for the Nashville Predators, notes that the rule changes have increased the importance of such skills as stick handling and glovework -- skills that can help reduce scoring chances off rebounds.

    Darwinism on Ice

  • Phillips, by the way, is playing third base exclusively now while everyone appreciates the glovework of shortstop Angel Berroa for the

    USATODAY.com - Does AFL feature next year's Pujols?

  • Outfielder David Justice gives the Yankees some good glovework to go along with his big bat.

    Pitching, defense key for Yankees

  • Haddin is a prime example of this and while his glovework has never merited him a place in the Australian side, his batting is just getting caught out time and time again.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • If Lind can't master the footwork and glovework to play first base at least "major-league average," then they will try Encarnacion, their former third baseman.

    Thestar.com - Home Page

  • Harris' glovework certainly caught the Mets' attention.

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