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gopher ball Syllabification: go·pher ball

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of gopher ball in English:


A pitch that is hit for a home run.
Example sentences
  • Vazquez, though he's more prone to the gopher ball, has a markedly higher strikeout rate, and much better control.
  • He has allowed only two home runs in four July starts after serving up 10 gopher balls in one six-game stretch.
  • For next year, all I need is more mini-games, more un-lockable content, and a couple of pitchers who don't give up poorly-timed gopher balls.
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