ground rule double


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ground rule double

n. Baseball
A double awarded to a batter when a batted ball bounces and goes over, strikes and goes over, or is touched by a player and goes over an outfield wall.
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Brock Holt followed with a triple into the right field corner and Dustin Pedroia drove him home with one of his longest drives of the season, a ground rule double that landed in the triangle.
The Braves scored the winning run when Marcus Giles scored on a ground rule double by Ryan Langerhans.
They added two more runs in the second on a fielder's choice by Jason Repko and a ground rule double by Oscar Robles.