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. The vaquero, who was chasing some cattle, was evidently too preoccupied to heed the shouts of her companion, and wheeling round suddenly to intercept one of the deviating fugitives, permitted Christie's escort to dash past him before that gentleman could rein in his excited steed.
Bell hit a two-run drive to the opposite field in left in the fourth, giving him 34 homers and 106 RBIs.
Alonso homered on the first pitch from Darvish in the fourth, a no-doubt drive to the opposite field that soared far beyond the fence in right.
He smashed it to the opposite field for a solo homer.
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.
Talk "Opposite Field,'' a screening and conversation with the filmmaker, Jay Shapiro '04, 7 p.m.
"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.
Giants manager Bruce Bochy replaced the agitated Sanchez with Jeremy Affeldt and used five pitchers, including starters Madison Bumgarner and Tim Lincecum, for seven shutout innings of relief to make Uribe's opposite field shot a game-winner.
Rouse told Inspector Palmer the pony suffered similar injuries each year, when he reared up at the mares in the opposite field. Rouse pleaded guilty to two counts of causing unnecessary suffering.
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."