pickoff


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pick·off

 (pĭk′ôf′, -ŏf′)
n.
1. Baseball A play in which a runner is caught off base and is put out by a quick throw, as from the pitcher or catcher.
2. Sports An intercepted pass, especially in football.

pickoff

(ˈpɪkˌɒf)
n
(Baseball) a move in baseball which involves the pitcher throwing the ball to a fielder
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The Cardinals manufactured a run to open the decisive second when Harrison Bader reached on an infield single, advanced on a sacrifice and took third on an errant pickoff throw by Gonzalez.
An error an attempted pickoff sent Gonzalez to second.
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But Rei Yamaguchi scored from third on a fielding error with one out as Japan tied the game at 1-all, before Daisuke Shimuka gave the visitors the go-ahead run after a poor pickoff throw from Trillana.
Feller would have had a shutout except that in the fourth inning, the Tigers scored a run when a baserunner reached on an error and scored, following an errant pickoff throw, stolen base and a sacrifice fly.
South Korea scored a solo run in the fourth on a botched pickoff attempt and two more in the sixth inning on an RBI single by Lee Dae-ho and Choi Jeong's sacrifice fly.
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Yuki Yoshimura scored the go-ahead run on a wild pickoff throw from Daniel Rios (1-4) in a two-run eighth inning as Yokohama rallied to beat Yakult.
The move I refer to is the slight buckling of the front knee prior to the pickoff at first base.
And Washington had two quick-throwing pickoff catchers.