field a grounder

field a grounder

In baseball, to use one's glove to stop a ball that has been hit on the ground. We'll start practice today by fielding a couple grounders.
See also: field, grounder
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Outfielders: Coach hits fly balls and ground balls to OF's, who dropstep with their right foot and run at a 45-degree angle to catch a fly ball or field a grounder to their right.