American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Baseball A play in which a batter is put out at first base after hitting a ground ball to an infielder.
- n. Alternative form of ground out.
“Brett Gardner (FSY) hit an RBI groundout against Coke and Randy Winn (FSY) popped out against him.”
“The power-hitting first baseman was injured on the final play of Philadelphia's season-ending loss to St. Louis in Game 5 of the NL division series Friday night, falling as he ran out of the batter's box on his groundout.”
“In the top of the ninth, Ken Griffey led off with a walk and managed to reach third on a sacrifice and a groundout.”
“Chone Figgins started the eighth inning with a single to left and moved to second when first baseman Mark Teixeira made a nice diving stop on a groundout by Bobby Abreu.”
“His parting shot in the series, a fatal double-play groundout in the ninth, sent me to the Amtrak station near the Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame totally bummed.”
“Surely, something freakish would happen—a slow roller through the wickets, some fluke fly ball barely clearing the Green Monster, a sure groundout bouncing crazily around the infield—something confirming the Sox impending doom usually happened right about now.”
“To his credit, however, Chamberlain recovered to retire the next batter, Brendan Harris, on a groundout to third and struck out Jose Morales to end the inning.”
“After pitcher Tom Gordon got two out—but not after a run scored, courtesy of a Jason Varitek double and Orlando Cabrera groundout—Yankees Manager Joe Torre again summoned Mariano Rivera to get the last four outs.”
“He retired five by groundout, three by fly out and Ryan Howard by strikeout.”
“Buoyed by Logan's strikeout, the Yankees loaded the bases in the next inning, and scored three runs on a single, a double play groundout by Robinson Cano, and a Nick Swisher double that gave them the 3-2 lead.”
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