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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Eugene (27-23, 6-6) scored in the first inning when Jhonny Bethencourt, Brandon Hughes and Austin Filiere each walked to load the bases before Gustavo Polanco hit a sacrifice fly.
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.
The Jackals made it 3-0 in the second as Chris Henderson had a sacrifice fly and another run scored on a groundout by Chris Curran (three hits).
Saburo Omura drove in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly in the sixth inning and Shunsuke Watanabe pitched eight strong innings Sunday as the Lotte Marines rallied to beat the Chunichi Dragons 3-2 for their ninth consecutive victory.
THE SACRIFICE FLY is a fairly mundane statistical category to most fans.
A runner who leaves the bag early on a sacrifice fly cannot be called out unless the dereliction is reported to the umpire.
Oregon picked up two runs in the seventh when McCullough drove in Daniel Patzlaff with a double and Jake Bennett brought home Taylor Travess with a sacrifice fly.
As you know, the sacrifice fly rule had some changes through the years.