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pick·off

 (pĭk′ôf′, -ŏf′)
n.
1. Baseball A play in which a runner is caught off base and is put out by a quick throw, as from the pitcher or catcher.
2. Sports An intercepted pass, especially in football.

pickoff

(ˈpɪkˌɒf)
n
(Baseball) a move in baseball which involves the pitcher throwing the ball to a fielder
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Brandon Cuddy singled with one out in the 11th and pinch-runner Spencer Smith went to second when pitcher Jake Bird made an error on a pickoff attempt.
Lack then moved to second when a pickoff attempt from Sharks pitcher Max Slade went over the head of first baseman Steve Buckley.
Of course, Lackey later made an error on a pickoff attempt at first base throwing just wide in the sixth inning and it allowed Melky Cabrera to advance to second.
South Korea scored a solo run in the fourth on a botched pickoff attempt and two more in the sixth inning on an RBI single by Lee Dae-ho and Choi Jeong's sacrifice fly.
Piekarczyk took second on the play and advanced to third on a wild pitch before scoring on a failed pickoff attempt.
Sophomore Justin Herbert came in, and he threw the ball into center field on a pickoff attempt.
Goodwin, who was named the game's MVP, came around to score on an errant pickoff attempt.
A normal lead -- a one-way lead with weight on the right foot so that you can dive back quickly on a pickoff attempt.
Sheehan then made an errant pickoff attempt at first base that allowed Ricoy to score from third and give Nashua a 5-4 lead.
Pierre moved to third when another pickoff attempt from Davis went into center field, but the threat ended when Martin tapped back to the mound and Olmedo Saenz flied out to right field.
The shortstop should move up and back to fake the runner and go toward the base only on a pickoff attempt.
After Ramage walked to open the game, he took third on an errant pickoff attempt before scoring on a fielder's choice by Strom to make it 1-0.