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n. Abbr. PO Baseball
A play made by one or more fielders that causes a batter or a base runner to be ruled out.
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Noun1.putout - an out resulting from a fielding play (not a strikeout); "the first baseman made 15 putouts"
out - (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball; "you only get 3 outs per inning"
force out, force play, force-out, force - a putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base; "the shortstop got the runner at second on a force"
fielder's choice - a play made on a ground ball in which the fielder chooses to put out an advancing runner instead of the batter
sacrifice - (baseball) an out that advances the base runners
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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Shane Ladden at first base had the defensive play of the game, snagging a sharply hit ground ball and running to the bag for an unassisted putout.
About 14 fire engines, aided by seven water tankers, engaged in fire-fighting operations for several hours to putout the inferno.
Glover, who went 3-for-4, had prevented the go-ahead run from scoring with two outs in the top of the eighth with a diving stop on the outfield grass at shortstop for a putout at second with the bases loaded.
One lever is used to putout and pullback rods for simple one man operation.
The Forum will putout with recommendations will be presented by a delegation of the participants of the official Forum.
Fire crews putout the blaze and discovered the body of a man in his 40s on the cruising yacht.
If the England striker was a bit putout by the decision, he did not show it, turning in another all-action display, blotting his copybook only once when he picked up a needless booking for a reckless touchline tackle on Badr El Kaddouri.
Tattersalls buyers interested in lot 40 today, for instance - a bay mare named Putout, who is believed in foal to Royal Applause - could enhance the catalogue information in several ways.
So I really can't give any idea as to the exact team I will putout.
A series of forty-six small watercolors (1996-2001) created visual puns by depicting such objects as a leafless tree joined to a knife's handle; a recently putout matchstick whose smoke is represented in a washed-out black from the burned match head; a watering can pouring black water in the form of roots.
Perhaps fittingly, Kirk made the final out of the game with her fifth putout.
Existing defensive measures follow two basic approaches, one which estimates range based on putout and assist data, and one which measures range more directly by dividing the field into zones.