opposite-field love

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  • But Berkman crushed a two-out, two-run, opposite-field homer in the bottom of the inning.

    Fireworks Finish, but No Champion Yet

  • Bryce Harper has already impressed during batting practice, mixing in opposite-field line drives with a few blasts to right and center, including one that smacked off a batter's eye some 20 feet above a 410 sign in dead-away center field.

    Nationals spring training live blog, Bryce Harper Debut Edition

  • But Angel Pagan followed with a very wind-aided home run to left, an opposite-field solo shot on a 75-mph curve.

    Nationals spring training live blog, Bryce Harper Debut Edition

  • Then Pavano's performance was quickly blemished by the big opposite-field homers by Rodriguez and Posada.

    Yanks finish sweep of Twins, to face Angels in ALCS

  • Second baseman and reigning MVP Dustin Pedroia, making the stadium look small, led off the inning by hitting an opposite-field solo homer into right-center-field seats.

    One Season

  • J. and C.C. to the lights-out bullpen and timely hitting of Derek Jeter—his opposite-field tworun homer in the bottom of the eighth supplied a five-run cushion—the swagger and identity that the New York Yankees lost was being reestablished in a hurry.

    One Season

  • Two pitches later, A-Rod hit an opposite-field rocket into the right-field corner that struck a hard surface and ricocheted back into the field of play.

    One Season

  • And I honestly thought it was going to be caught, — Aaron Rowand, on his opposite-field homer (No. 4 on the season) into the wind at New York's City Field.

    National League Team Notes

  • Jeter quickly earned a reputation as one of baseball's best opposite-field hitters, taking inside pitches and fisting them in front of the right fielder.

    A Dissection Of 3,000 Hits

  • Howard hit an opposite-field, two-run homer to left off Andy Pettitte (FSY) in the sixth inning to cut New York's lead to 7-3 but that was it for the Philadelphia offense.

    Series notebook: Steinbrenner wins 7th title as Yankees owner

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