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n. Baseball
A play in which a batter is put out at first base after hitting a ground ball to a fielder.
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(Baseball) baseball the process of putting out a batter who has hit a ball along the ground by fielding the ball and throwing it to first base
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a baseball play in which a batter is put out at first base after hitting a ground ball to the infield.
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The Dogs got on the board in the bottom of the first, when Kelly Dugan's groundout allowed Edwin Arroyo to score and make it 1-0.
Reliever Lin Cheng-yu retired the Cubans in order in the sixth on two strikeouts and a groundout to preserve the win.
Reggie Pruitt brought in Barreto with a groundout before Norberto Obeso singled home Young to tie the score at 4-4.
Jon Jay drew a leadoff walk in the bottom of the 10th, but a groundout, a strikeout and another groundout ensued, ending the game.
Cain's RBI groundout three batters in put the Royals ahead, and Kansas City expanded its lead to 3-0 in the sixth when Alex Gordon hit an RBI double off Cain and scored on Eric Hosmer's single off left-hander Javier Lopez.
Four at-bats, one fielder's choice, one groundout, one double play, and Wagner's strikeout.
Miura also allowed a one-out single by Keiichi Hirano and Matt Murton had an RBI groundout on an attempted double play.
Yet in his case, it was more about the dire way those results were being groundout that did for him.
Nippon Ham made it 5-0 in the third on a Kensuke Tanaka RBI groundout and Sledge's three-run shot to the opposite field in left off Kazuyuki Hoashi.
The host made it 5-0 in the fourth on a Kao Chin-kang RBI groundout and a run-scoring single by Yang Sen en route to a 1-1 record in four-team, round-robin play.
Abigail Clark induced a groundout to get the last out of the game.
Eugene had a runner on second in the top of the ninth, but a groundout ended the game as Alex Eubanks earned his third save of the season.