extra-base hit


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ex·tra-base hit

(ĕk′strə-bās′)
n. Baseball
A double, a triple, or a home run.

ex′tra-base′ hit′


n.
a hit in baseball that enables a batter to reach more than one base safely.
[1945–50]
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Can you tell me who holds the record for getting an extra-base hit in the most consecutive games?
Still trailing by a run with Shawn Green on first and none out in the bottom of the sixth, Lofton, for the second time in the past two games, initially broke in on a ball that wound up taking its first bounce behind him for an extra-base hit.
Guerrero's home run in the first inning was his first extra-base hit since he homered in the first inning of on Opening Day.
Salmon update: Tim Salmon's push to make the team took another step forward when he doubled - his first extra-base hit this spring - and walked twice against Texas.
Salmon is 8 for 16 in Cactus League games, but does not have an extra-base hit.
He is 1 for 16 in the series and is without an extra-base hit in the postseason.
259 with 46 extra-base hits and 66 RBI, second in the American League to the hands-down winner Jose Abreu.
He earned his fifth Silver Slugger Award and finished among overall AL leaders in average (6th), slugging (4th), on-base percentage (4th), OPS (4th), multi-hit games (9th, 51), extra-base hits (T-9th), walks (T-9th, 78), intentional walks (8th, 12), home average (4th, .
464 last week with five extra-base hits, including a two-run, walk-off homer Sunday night against Brockton.
479 (56 for 165) with 23 extra-base hits and 48 RBIs, and set single-season and career AVC records for sacrifices (16 and 30).
360, our run production has risen from 83 to 203, our extra-base hits have increased 39%, and our stolen bases have improved by 20%.
He also hammered his way into the record books with marks for most runs batted in (2,297), extra-base hits (1,477), and total bases (6,856).