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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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This includes defending the steal, bunt situations, wild throw backups, pickoffs, rundowns, communication techniques, defense by position, and more.
With his pickoffs - they were leadoff walks in both cases - that turned an advantage for them into a disadvantage.
The right-hander walked four batters, hit another, and made two throwing errors on attempted pickoffs.
We hit ground balls, turn double-plays, and execute bunt coverages, pickoffs, and rundowns.
He was successful in getting ahead of batters, and he helped himself out there with the pickoffs.
It has been two years since I took (pitchers' fielding practice), two years since I practiced pickoffs.
Instruction will focus on mechanics and balance work, arm care and strengthening, grips, pitch selection and pickoffs.
Boyd didn't allow a hit until the third inning, and when the Lancers did reach base, Boyd (2-1) and reliever Blake Gailen had a combined three pickoffs.
Gailen, who had 12 of El Camino's 20 pickoffs last season, picked off four runners Friday, a day after Boyd had four pickoffs against North Hollywood.