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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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Castellanos followed with his 23rd homer of the year, an opposite-field drive to right.
Dickerson started the inning with an opposite-field homer to left.
McDowell arrives in Texas on the back of a first win since 2015 in the Corales Puntacana Resort and Club Championship but that did not earn a Masters invite as it was an opposite-field event played in the same week as the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.
Santana ripped an opposite-field homer in the fifth and the Brewers made it out of that inning with a 4-3 lead despite Tulowitzki's second RBI double.
He worked an eight-pitch walk, lined an opposite-field single into right field and flied out.
Davis' first pro homer was an opposite-field shot down the left-field line in the fifth inning,.
As camera flashes popped throughout the stands at Tokyo Dome, Suzuki ripped an opposite-field single down the left-field line to put runners on the corners with one out in the first inning.
Chalmers said: "I've played in several opposite-field events and it typically provides a fantastic story for someone if they're not a named player,"
Hitting coach Bill Robinson says Delgado's opposite-field power is unparalleled.
Kris Bryant doubled to start the sixth and Baez hit an opposite-field homer to right.
Infante pulled a double with one out in the second and scored with two outs for a 2-1 lead when Peavy left a first-pitch fastball over the plate, and Escobar sliced an opposite-field double inside the right-field line.
He launched an early RBI double off the left-center wall and saved the best for last, a sharp, opposite-field single to right that knocked in the winner.