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bloop

(blo͞op)
n.
1. A noise made by an electronic device.
2. Baseball A blooper.
tr.v. blooped, bloop·ing, bloops Baseball
To hit (a ball) into the air just beyond the infield.
adj.
Hit just beyond the infield.

[Originally imitative of the disruptive sound made by early radio sets when picking up interference from other radio sets in the area . Noun, sense 2, verb, and adjective, from bloop, imitative of the sound made by hitting a ball weakly.]

bloop

(bluːp)
vb (tr)
(Baseball) to hit a ball softly in the air just beyond the infield
n
(Baseball) a ball hit softly just beyond the infield

bloop

(blup)
v.t.
1. Baseball. to hit (a pitched ball) as a blooper.
n.
[1925–30]
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Philadelphia scored the winning run on a bloop single by Hunter Pence in the 13th to eliminate the Braves.
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The play robbed Miller of what should have been a clean, bloop single.
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Julie Marshall broke up Waterford's no-hitter in the sixth inning with a bloop infield single.
Researchers have nicknamed the strange unidentified sound Bloop.
After Trezza walked, Colabello scored from second on another bloop single to shallow right-center, this time by Carlos Sosa, for a 5-1 lead.
Last night, the Tornadoes jumped to a 2-0 lead in the first inning with four hits, including back-to-back, two-out bloop RBI singles by Yohanny Valera and Josh Beauregard.
Brassard allowed both inherited runners to score, giving up a two-out bloop single to right to Keene State-bound Mike Murray before getting Andy Staszewski to fly out to right to end the game.
One walk, one bloop and then a blast, that's something (the Reds) can do.