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left-field

adj
informal regarded as being outside the mainstream; unconventional
[C20: from baseball term left field, the area of the outfield to the batter's left, regarded as the scene of little action]
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As luck would have it, with two runners on base in the bottom of the sixth, Yogi Berra smashed a line drive to the opposite field near the left-field foul line.
The next batter was Ryan Corey, and he hit a three-run homer over the left-field fence.
However, left-field umpire Sam Holbrook declared Simmons' ball to be an infield fly, leading his automatically being called out.
So when a chairman makes a left-field choice for boss?
To make the pitchers even happier, the left-field and center-field fences were 20 feet high.
What was different from 1998 and 2001 in the losing series to the winning series in 2004, we went left-field with our tactics," the Herald Sun quoted the former Queensland quick, as saying.
3rd Baseman, SS, Left Fielder, same play as above but with the coach hitting the ball to short left field and down the left-field line.
After a two-out Jud Thigpen single, Keith Brachold ensured that Worcester starter Alex Pena would not avoid further trouble when he snuck an outside fastball just inside the left-field foul pole for a home run that made it 4-0.