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.
Sano's two-out homer to the opposite field in the first inning held up for a 1-0 win over the Cleveland Indians as Santana, the Twins' veteran right-hander, navigated his way through a five-walk night to craft seven shutout innings and outduel Josh Tomlin at Progressive Field.
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.
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.
Designed for both point-of-use and OEM applications, the open cube-shaped instrument detects magnetic fields and sends out an equal and opposite field to cancel the interference.
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.