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tag someone out

[in baseball] to touch with the ball, and thereby put someone out. The shortstop tagged the runner out and retired the side. He tagged out the runner.
See also: out, tag

tag out

v. Baseball
To touch some base runner with the ball in order to put that player out: The shortstop tagged out the runner at second. I tagged the player out and ended the inning.
See also: out, tag
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3) Dodgers second baseman Rafael Furcal fails to tag out the Padres' Khalil Greene at second base in the ninth inning.
If, with two outs, the defender with the ball is running down the back runner and is within two feet of him when he hears the 3rd baseman call "four-four," he should try to tag out the runner before the front runner crosses the plate.
The 2nd baseman should try to tag out the back runner if he's close enough - getting the third out before the lead runner can cross the plate.
Most disputes involved ball/strike calls (SL = 56%; HWS = 50%); tag out calls were the second most common focus of disputes (SL = 24%; HWS = 17%).
Most disputes involved ball/strike calls (SL = 56%; HWS = 50%), and disputes about tag out calls were second most common in both settings (SL = 24%; HWS = 17%).
In fact, though specific data were not collected, it is clear that a higher percentage of tag out calls lead to disputes than did ball/strike calls.
2) The throw to Dodgers shortstop Cesar Izturis is not in time to tag out Brewers baserunner Carlos Lee, who stole second base on the play.
2) Dodgers pitcher Derek Lowe can't tag out the Reds' Sean Casey at home plate in the sixth inning.
Bonds' throw from left field was 10 feet up the line but arrived in plenty of time for catcher Bobby Estalella to tag out the slow-footed Fabregas, who was waved home by third-base coach Ron Roenicke.
As Buhner rounded third, Phillips relayed the throw to shortstop Gary DiSarcina, whose cannon to catcher Todd Greene came in time to tag out the sliding Mariner.
Snow prepares to tag out the Angels' Jim Edmonds on a close play.
Contractors and their personnel disrupt our normal routines and affect things like fire watches, tag outs, and work-control packages.