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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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Taylor Zander's two-run single, followed by Sandler's errant pickoff throw helped Newbury Park (18-9, 6-6) rebound to tie the score 3-3 the next inning.
Once this is accomplished, the pitcher will be ready to practice putting his pickoff move together.
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I keep my eyes on the pitcher at all times and try to anticipate pickoff moves.
The Ems had a chance to score in the ninth, when Ronnie Richardson ran to second on a failed pickoff attempt with one out, but Andrew Sikula got Corey Adamson to fly out and Jeremy Baltz to ground out to second to end the game.
The left-hander offered the Angels few chances to run, and the few they got Buehrle neutralized with one of the best pickoff moves in baseball.
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Any good-sized space in foul territory or a practice area can be used by the relief pitchers and non-starting pitchers to work on pickoff moves, fielding bunts, covering first base, and other defensive skills.
Bogaerts scored one out later when first baseman Joe Mauer dropped a pickoff throw.
Jon Berti led off with a single and went to third when Rea made a wild pickoff attempt.
UCLA freshman left-hander Gavin Brooks (1-1) -- who wasn't helped by first baseman Tim Stewart's throw into center field on an attempted pickoff in the fifth inning -- went 4 2/3 innings, surrendering four runs on four hits, three walks and two strikeouts.