shoestring catch


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shoestring catch

n. Sports
A running catch made near the ground.
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Noun1.shoestring catch - (baseball) a running catch made near the ground
snap, grab, snatch, catch - the act of catching an object with the hands; "Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"; "he made a grab for the ball before it landed"; "Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away"; "the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion"
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
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With two outs, another former Patriot, Quinn Moynihan, bailed his older brother out, leaping to make a shoestring catch on a drive up the middle by Consigli.
Griffin completed two fourth-down plays, including a fourth-and-11 from the Chaminade 32 that Kevin Pilar made a great shoestring catch on with just more than two minutes remaining.
On the next play, Wheeler fired a quick 8-yard pass to Richie Vedder, who made a shoestring catch, sidestepped an initial wave of would-be tacklers and then broke at least two more tackles before sprinting into the end zone to tie the game at 7-7 with 1:24 left in the half.
Notre Dame 4, Narragansett 0: Sara Camusso's shoestring catch in center ended a third-inning bases-loaded threat by the second-seeded Warriors (19-2), and the senior led off the fifth with a single, stole third and scored the winning run to propel the visiting No.
Holder Michael McDonald took the snap, leapt to his feet and threw to Smith, who made a shoestring catch and easily reached the end zone.
Sylmar center fielder Christine Lopez robbed Ponce with a sensational running shoestring catch leading off the seventh.
If not for an outstanding shoestring catch in shallow right by Birmingham outfielder Paula Ferreira with one out in the fourth, Mejia would have been 4 for 4, and could have had a chance at hitting for the cycle.
With runners at second and third and two outs in the sixth inning of a 9-5 game, Simon saved two runs with a shoestring catch on Kendry Morales' line drive.
JetHawks center fielder Jarred Ball may have saved the day with a shoestring catch on Casey Baker's two-out blooper to short center with a runner at third, a play he made with shortstop Danny Richar diving directly in front of him.