Baseball Booklet

By: Lance D

Baseball Terms

Terms for pitchers:


Ace- The team's best starting pitcher.


Closer- The relief pitcher that finishes the game.


Heat- If a player is called the heat that means his has good fast balls.


Picasso- A picasso is a player that has good control.


Southpaw- A left handed pitcher.


Terms for hitters:


Caught looking- This is when a hitter is called on a strike they didn't swing at.


Free pass- A free pass is a walk.


Homer- Slang for a home run.


Whiff- Refers to a strikeout.


Terms for fielding:


Twin Killing- A twin killing is a double play.


Gap- A spot in the field between two defenders.


Others:


HR- Homerun.


OBP- On base percentage.


RBI- Run batted in.


SB- Stolen Base.


SLG- Slugging percentage.


SO- Strikeouts.


SH- Sacrifice hit.


HBP- Hit by pitch.


R- Run.


H- Hit.


E- Error.

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