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synonyms for grounder

  • bunt
  • chopper
  • comebacker
  • roller
  • bleeder
  • drag bunt
  • dying quail
  • nubber
  • slow roller
  • squibbler
  • wormburner
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How to use grounder in a sentence

Martinez called it a “bad cramp” that first “bit” García as he jogged out for warmup grounders.
THE NATIONALS GO QUIETLY AS THE BREWERS SWEEP A DOUBLEHEADER AT NATIONALS PARKJESSE DOUGHERTYMAY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Then he was close to a rhythm in the third, retiring the first two batters of the inning before Castro couldn’t handle a sharp grounder from Javier Báez.
NATS CLOSE TRIP WITH A LOSS BUT HAVE STEPHEN STRASBURG LINED UP TO START FRIDAY VS. O’SJESSE DOUGHERTYMAY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Next Turner and Hernández tapped grounders to end the threat.
A MISSED CALL AND MISSED OPPORTUNITIES SEAL BRAVES’ THREE-GAME SWEEP OF NATIONALSJESSE DOUGHERTYMAY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Yet Soto topped a grounder and, sprinting out of the box, kept them from turning two.
JUAN SOTO KEEPS HITTING, JOE ROSS KEEPS DEALING AND THE NATS WIN THEIR FIRST SERIESJESSE DOUGHERTYAPRIL 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
With the bases loaded in the fourth, Harrison hit a grounder to third and took off sprinting.
JOSH HARRISON IS THE RIGHT BLEND OF VERSATILITY AND OFFENSE FOR NATIONALSJESSE DOUGHERTYMARCH 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
So once d’Arnaud made contact, Josh Harrison took one look at the grounder, chopped his feet toward first base and set up for a throw from Luis García.
JOSH HARRISON IS THE RIGHT BLEND OF VERSATILITY AND OFFENSE FOR NATIONALSJESSE DOUGHERTYMARCH 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Far too many of his batted balls were grounders into the shift or lazy pop-ups.
NATS WANT KYLE SCHWARBER TO GET ‘SQUATTY’ AT THE PLATE AND RETURN TO HIS SLUGGING WAYSJESSE DOUGHERTYFEBRUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Next he picks up a grounder and, with a half-spin, lobs a toss behind his back toward second.
THE NATIONALS’ TOP INTERNATIONAL SIGNING WOWS WITH HIS GLOVE, AND THE TEAM IS BULLISH ON HIS BAT, TOOJESSE DOUGHERTYJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
"Fly" and "grounder" to her were simply undistinguishable terms of a barbaric technical jargon.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
Every young American who has ever tried to stop a grounder or put one over to first will enjoy them and want to own them all.
TOM SLADE ON THE RIVERPERCY K. FITZHUGH
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WORDS RELATED TO GROUNDER

  • bleeder
  • bunt
  • chopper
  • comebacker
  • drag bunt
  • dying quail
  • grounder
  • nubber
  • roller
  • slow roller
  • squibbler
  • wormburner
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.