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Noun1.pop-fly - a short high fly ball
fly ball, fly - (baseball) a hit that flies up in the air
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
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On July 13, 1995, in a game against the Blue Jays, Mariners pitcher Jeff Nelson pulled off a triple play by allowing a pop-fly bunted ball to fall to the ground untouched.
Flynn led off with a pop-fly double to right, then Boyd and Jack Riley walked to load the bases with no outs.
Trailing 3-2 in the sixth, Royal had its first three batters reach base and Amber Sanders came through with a pop-fly double down the first-base line to bring home Bowling with what would be the winning run.
Or there is a Destiny waiting to be fulfilled, like I am destined to catch Miller's pop-fly.
If he is slower than the runner on first, the pop-fly stratagem will immediately go into effect.
Maddie Davis singled, stole second base and came home on Sara Vanasse's pop-fly single.
The third-seeded Cowboys (23-5) got on the board early when Ryan Burke's pop-fly single to right field scored Ryan Pipho.
Just as outfielders help each other out as they near the fence to make the catch, the corner infielders and the catcher should shout a warning to their teammate as he goes for a pop-fly near the stands.
It was, after all, the frustrating season of the Yankee massacre, Bobby Sprowl and Bucky Dent, the year the Sox were 14 games up on New York in mid-July, then lost a one-run playoff game to the Bombers on a pop-fly homer into the screen.