ball off

ball off

verb
See also: ball, off
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Robb Quinlan fouled a ball off his left shin and left in the first inning, while Nick Gorneault made it to the second inning before a left-wrist injury ended his day.
3: #3 may choose to pass to #1 down low or wait for #1 to move above the 3-point arc and hand the ball off to him, as shown in the diagram.
Frankie Hejduk came close and Brian Ching and Taylor Twellman were off the mark in the first half, Josh Wolff was wide with a drive early in the second half, and Canadian goalkeeper Greg Sutton stole the ball off Clint Dempsey's foot with 15 minutes to go.
You finally establish a rhythm with completions by dumping the ball off and getting 10 yards.
2) Birmingham quarterback James Beloff hands the ball off to running back Milton Knox, who finished the game with 130 yards and two touchdowns.
Holdren spiked a ball off Jennings to tie the score at 11.
While Zidane didn't produce any more goals for Real Madrid before coming off in the 61st minute, he drew plenty of applause from the crowd, whether it was on stylish but inconsequential touches at midfield or a run through several defenders that ended when Hartman snatched the ball off his foot after he'd beaten the last man.
While Zidane didn't produce any more goals for Real Madrid, he managed to draw plenty of oohs and aahs from the crowd, whether it was on stylish touches at midfield or a run through several defenders that ended when Galaxy goalkeeper Kevin Hartman snatched the ball off his foot after beating the last Galaxy defender.
The Galaxy did have its chances, but Real goalkeeper Iker Casillas kicked the ball off Cobi Jones' foot in the eighth minute, and Herculez Gomez fired just wide left from 30 yards at the start of the second half.
Injury update: New York Mets catcher Mike Piazza was held out of the lineup Thursday against Houston, one night after he took a foul ball off his left wrist.
Rosario scored the game-winner when center fielder Brandon Simon dropped a fly ball off the bat of Brandon Wood in the gap in left center.
Wilbraham went close just before the interval when Al-Zbi slipped in front of goal and the striker rounded the keeper before firing towards the target but Abdullsalam Al-Mukhaini got back in time to scramble the ball off the line to keep the opening half scoreless.
However, with the driver, we are looking to sweep the ball off the tee and launch it into the air.
Their forwards provided a great launching platform with quick ball off that.
In his first attempt, Griffin channeled Vince Carter, but outmatched him by bouncing the ball off the backboard first, and then sticking half his arm in the basket.