sacrifice fly


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sacrifice fly

n. Abbr. SF Baseball
A fly ball enabling a runner to score after it is caught by a fielder.

sac′rifice fly`


n.
a fly ball in baseball that enables a base runner, usu. at third base, to score after the ball is caught.
[1965–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sacrifice fly - a sacrifice made by hitting a long fly ball
sacrifice - (baseball) an out that advances the base runners
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South Elgin shortstop Patrick Keaty doubled to open the bottom of the fifth, advanced to third on a Hetelle bunt hit and scored on Wano's sacrifice fly. Hetelle scored South Elgin's fifth run on a Glenbard East throwing error.
Right-hander Steve Morganelli hurled a no-hitter, striking out two and walking two, and Dan Mantoni's sacrifice fly scored Ian Strom with the game's only run in the sixth inning as host Milford (11-3) edged Framingham (9-7), 1-0, in American Legion action.
Mark Karaviotis hit a sacrifice fly that scored Patzlaff and Jakob Goldfarb followed with a sacrifice fly that brought in Susnara.
The Bears broke open the game with runners on second and third and nobody out in the eighth, when Danny Santiesteban's sacrifice fly made it 5-4.
In the seventh inning, it was Andy Cosgrove leading off with a double to left field and later scoring on a sacrifice fly by Jarrod Watkins, putting the Miners ahead 4-2.
Dozier led off the game with a single, stole second base and scored on Rosario's sacrifice fly, then drove in Escobar with a two-out single in the second.
Manuel Geraldo singled in Garcia and Michael Sexton singled before Dylan Manwaring brought in Geraldo on a sacrifice fly.
After a ground-out by the next batter, Paula Valdes stepped up to the plate and launched a sacrifice fly to left that allowed Flores to deliver what turned out to be the marginal run in the Placement Round matchup.
On July 12th in the second game of a doubleheader, the Red Sox produced a run on a Clyde Vollmer sacrifice fly in the top of the 17th inning, seizing a 5-4 victory after holding the White Sox scoreless for the final 10 innings of the game.
Jonny Gomes had a run-scoring single and a sacrifice fly. Mike Napoli singled in a run.
Guevara crossed the plate on a throwing error, before Ian Blease added another from a Harry Wren sacrifice fly.
Mitsutaka Goto hit an RBI triple and Takahiro Okada followed with a sacrifice fly in the eighth.