opposite field


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opposite field

n. Baseball
The part of the field that is across from or opposite the side of home plate at which the batter stands, as left field for a left-handed batter.

op′po·site-field′ adj.
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As he dashed away, to cover his first audacity of compliment, Christie lifted the eyes thus apostrophized to the opposite field.
He threw a fastball away, and I was able to drive it to the opposite field.
That bunt loaded the bases for Cano, whose made an opposite field double in two runs to cement the Mariner's victory.
Chapel cottages no longer exist, but were "at the bottom of Goytre Hill, opposite Field Terrace" in Port Talbot.
Mr Rouse told Inspector Palmer the pony suffered similar injuries each year, when he reared up at the mares in the opposite field.
RON PERRANOSKI, former LA Dodgers relief pitcher, on the kind of year he was having in 1964: "I opened my mailbox and all I found was an ant-who lined a double to the opposite field.
Cross the field to a stile at the road and go over into the opposite field to continue down the hedge on your right.
Cross to the opposite field - sown with grain on my visit.
The opposite field fiber end is cleaved and placed into a patented alignment of the mechanical splice.
It knows if a pitcher gives up more ground balls or fly balls, whether a hitter pulls the ball, is a spray hitter or strokes the ball to the opposite field.
Sure enough, on Friday the Bruins did a better job of sitting on top of the plate and taking Moore's breaking pitches to the opposite field.
After returning to Triple-A, the right-handed batting Kemp focused on hitting the ball to the opposite field, a tweak that helped him hit .