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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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Two runs scored on groundouts while Jack Blazevich and Jake Pileggi singled in runs.
Nunn then got three groundouts to send the game to the 10th.
Despite Newark starter Brian Parker giving up seven hits, the former Baltimore Orioles draft pick continuously worked out of trouble, inducing 11 groundouts in his six innings.
Saito, coming off two straight blown saves, retired Fred Lewis and Ray Durham on groundouts to second and got Barry Bonds to pop out to shortstop for the final out at AT&T Park.
Alyssa Wright came in to finish the game with one strikeout and two groundouts to help the Lady Vols.
Double plays in the first and fourth helped Keudell, and when the Titans got runners to second and third with one out in the third, Keudell induced a pair of groundouts that didn't allow the runners to advance.
The Ems scored their final two runs in the seventh on RBI groundouts by Mykal Stokes and Kometani, but they stranded two runners to end their last real threat.
David Ortiz was 1 for 8 with three strikeouts, two groundouts to second and two groundouts to first.
Mackenzie Popescue came on in relief and forced a fielder's choice that cut down Kelsey Chambers at home and then two groundouts to end the threat.
After Lincoln used five walks and two hits for a four-run third to take a 5-1 lead, Burkett pulled to within two in the bottom of the inning on RBI groundouts by Kelley Plourde and Melanie Pinto.
Turning point: After the first two Saint Mary's players reached in the sixth inning, UO pitcher Christian Jones recorded a strikeout and two groundouts as only one run scored.
He served up 15 groundouts. Ryan Lobban pitched a 1-2-3 ninth, striking out two to pick up his fourth save.