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See definition of shortstop on Dictionary.com
  • as inintercept
  • as ininterrupt

synonyms for shortstop

  • ambush
  • arrest
  • block
  • catch
  • cut off
  • deflect
  • hijack
  • prevent
  • seize
  • stop
  • take away
  • appropriate
  • check
  • curb
  • hinder
  • interlope
  • interpose
  • obstruct
  • take
  • cut in
  • head off at pass
  • make off with

antonyms for shortstop

MOST RELEVANT
  • allow
  • encourage
  • free
  • give
  • let go
  • release
  • aid
  • assist
  • help
  • keep
  • permit
  • promote
  • refuse
  • reject
  • abet
  • forward
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How to use shortstop in a sentence

Then, to finish the sequence, he does that between-the-legs thing on the run and makes it look like a rational way to play shortstop.
THE NATIONALS’ TOP INTERNATIONAL SIGNING WOWS WITH HIS GLOVE, AND THE TEAM IS BULLISH ON HIS BAT, TOOJESSE DOUGHERTYJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Yasel Antuna, a 21-year-old shortstop, was added to the 40-man roster this offseason.
NATIONALS SIGN 16-YEAR-OLD DOMINICAN SHORTSTOP ARMANDO CRUZ TO $3.9 MILLION BONUSJESSE DOUGHERTYJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Too often, though, was the scene of Robles charging in for a shallow pop-up, a few steps late, and watching it land somewhere close to him, Soto and Turner at shortstop.
SIGNING KYLE SCHWARBER PUTS A SPOTLIGHT ON VICTOR ROBLES’S DEFENSEJESSE DOUGHERTYJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
At the moment, Washington has Yan Gomes behind the plate, Bell at first, Starlin Castro at second, Trea Turner at shortstop, Carter Kieboom at third, Juan Soto in left and Victor Robles in center.
IN JOSH BELL, THE NATIONALS ADDED A BIG BAT. NOW MIKE RIZZO MIGHT SEARCH FOR ANOTHER.JESSE DOUGHERTYDECEMBER 26, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Kieboom, another lifelong shortstop, is now getting his shot to stick at third.
THE NATIONALS’ BEST POSITION PLAYER PROSPECTS ARE A FEW YEARS AWAY. BUT THEY’RE OUT THERE.JESSE DOUGHERTYNOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Starlin Castro, the projected starter at second base, also has experience at shortstop and, to a lesser extent, third.
THE NATIONALS’ DEFENSIVE PHILOSOPHY IS CHANGING. JUST LOOK AT THE SHIFT.JESSE DOUGHERTYNOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
With any luck, he’ll be rewriting baseball’s unwritten rules — and the standard for shortstop play — for years to come.
FERNANDO TATÍS JR. WAS ALREADY MASHING. THEN HE STARTED HITTING THE BALL HARDER.TRAVIS SAWCHIKAUGUST 21, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
In fact, early in Garciaparra’s career, he was on pace to be one of the best shortstops in baseball history.
NOMAR GARCIAPARRA’S FULL CAREER WASN’T ENOUGH FOR COOPERSTOWN — BUT IT WAS STILL DAMN GOODNEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JULY 28, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The squeeze, Cooper, hissed Nelson in Chippers ear, as the little shortstop rose from the bench.
THE NEW BOYS AT OAKDALEMORGAN SCOTT
Both the shortstop and the second baseman were facing the outfield, watching the soaring ball.
THE BOY SCOUTS OF LAKEVILLE HIGHLESLIE W. QUIRK
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WORDS RELATED TO SHORTSTOP

  • ambush
  • appropriate
  • arrest
  • block
  • catch
  • check
  • curb
  • cut in
  • cut off
  • deflect
  • head off at pass
  • hijack
  • hinder
  • interlope
  • interpose
  • make off with
  • obstruct
  • prevent
  • seize
  • shortstop
  • stop
  • take
  • take away
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.