shoestring catch


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shoestring catch

n. Sports
A running catch made near the ground.
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Noun1.shoestring catch - (baseball) a running catch made near the ground
snap, grab, snatch, catch - the act of catching an object with the hands; "Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"; "he made a grab for the ball before it landed"; "Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away"; "the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion"
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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And it might have been as good as it has been all season during a 13-play, 82-yard drive that Trubisky finished with an 18-yard pass to Anthony Miller, who made a shoestring catch in the end zone from 18 yards out with six minutes left in the second quarter.
With two outs, another former Patriot, Quinn Moynihan, bailed his older brother out, leaping to make a shoestring catch on a drive up the middle by Consigli.
On the next play, Wheeler fired a quick 8-yard pass to Richie Vedder, who made a shoestring catch, sidestepped an initial wave of would-be tacklers and then broke at least two more tackles before sprinting into the end zone to tie the game at 7-7 with 1:24 left in the half.