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Noun1.centerfield - the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher; "he hit the ball to deep center"
outfield - the area of a baseball playing field beyond the lines connecting the bases
2.centerfield - the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the central third of the outfield
position - (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player; "what position does he play?"
baseball team - a team that plays baseball
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I can handle centerfield for a weekend, a week or so.
Penny retired the side in order only twice, he gave up four extra-base hits, one of which was a lazy pop fly that fell in for a double after center fielder Matt Kemp apparently lost it against the twilight sky, but another of which was ball that was crushed over the centerfield wall by Arizona's Orlando Hudson.
TOM GREENWADE, Yankee scout, his message to the front office after seeing a kid named Mickey Mantle hit five monstrous shots over the centerfield wall at Joplin: "Just signed a kind named Mantle.
425 batting line while playing sparkling centerfield defense for the Mariners.
Colby Mulry followed with an RBI single and Mantoni would come all the way around after the ball was bobbled in centerfield and suddenly it was the Blue Raiders who were on top, 4-3.
Jason Repko walked gingerly in the Dodgers clubhouse Wednesday, a soft cast covering the left ankle he sprained the night before climbing the outfield wall in pursuit of Morgan Ensberg's long fly ball to centerfield.
He once saw George Brett hit the centerfield fence a few times, and fell in love with his style.
Oakland's outfield was already crowded with Rajai Davis, the incumbent starter in centerfield, Ryan Sweeney, Scott Hairston and the recently acquired Michael Taylor.
Carpenter accounted for the first with his solo shot over the centerfield fence.
That's what happened in the fourth when Rafael Furcal led off with a single to centerfield, then moved to second on a sacrifice bunt by Kenny Lofton.
In the 5th inning, Jason Werth smashed a ball into centerfield where a dashing Brett Gardner threw himself into the wall at Citizens Bank Park to make a fantastic catch.