ball (someone) out

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ball (someone) out

A misspelling of "bawl someone out," meaning to scold or reprimand someone with great intensity and/or ferocity. My parents balled me out after I failed my math exam.
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and on the next pitch the batter swings away, and knocks the ball out of the park.
Bonds was hitless in four at-bats and failed to get the ball out of the infield.
The last few games have been really hard on the hitters, but we're finally stepping up and just trying to hit the ball instead of trying to hit the ball out of the park,'' said JetHawks third baseman Jamie D'Antona, who was 3 for 5 with a homer and five RBI in Thursday's game.
He escaped a bases-loaded, one-out jam in the sixth when neither Adrian Beltre nor Ron Coomer could hit the ball out of the infield.
Pierzynski, capping a night in which Anderson hit a solo home run in the second and came close to hitting the ball out in his other three at-bats.
The throw to first tailed on Washburn and Pierzynski knocked the ball out of Spiezio's glove at first, allowing him to reach and the other baserunners to advance.
He has allowed 27 homers in 369 innings and has the 12th-best ratio of ground ball outs among major league relievers since 2011.
He got a lot of ground ball outs and he frustrated them.
Oaks Christian 3, Fillmore 0: Leah Bleichner (9-0) went 2 for 4 with two doubles and two runs scored, in addition to pitching a four-hitter with 18 ground ball outs in the Tri-Valley League victory.
Crash" Davis orders his pitcher "Nuke" LaLoosh to induce ground ball outs over strikeouts because they're "more democratic.
The ball sinks in the strike zone, often turning hits into ground ball outs.
15-16 Low fastballs make it difficult to hit a sacrifice fly ball; produce ground ball outs.
Lester had just one 1-2-3 inning, the fourth, when he got three ground ball outs.
Cherry (2-2) struck out six batters, got 11 ground ball outs and surrendered just a Justin Smyres double to pick up his first win since opening day.
Making batters hit it on the ground is supposed to be the key to winning at Fenway, but Hernandez and two Orioles relievers only got three ground ball outs all afternoon.