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To perform an action in baseball

balk

another spelling of baulk

bat

verb

to hit the ball with a bat in a game such as baseball or cricket

bat

verb

in baseball or cricket, the team that is batting is trying to score runs (=points) by hitting the ball

catch

verb

to be the catcher in baseball

double

verb

in baseball, to hit the ball far enough so that you can run to the second base

foul

verb

to hit a ball outside the limits of the playing area during a game of baseball

hit

verb

to achieve a particular score when you hit the ball in a sport such as baseball or cricket

pitch

verb

to throw the ball to a batter in the game of baseball

retire

verb

in baseball, to end a batter’s or team’s turn at batting by getting the batter out

sacrifice

verb

to hit the ball in a game of baseball so that a runner can move ahead to the next base

single

verb

in baseball, to hit a single

steal

verb

to run successfully to the next base before someone hits the ball in a game of baseball

strike out

a batter strikes out in baseball by missing the ball three times, ending their turn at trying to hit it

strike out

a pitcher strikes a batter out in baseball by throwing three balls that the batter is unable to hit, ending the batter’s turn

tag

verb

to touch a player of the other team with the ball in sports such as baseball

Open Dictionary

chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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