- 1The inner part of the field of play in various sports, in particular:More example sentences
- He then jogged back to the wall to retrieve the ball and lobbed it to the infield as three runs scored.
- Erin White squeezed a grounder through the right side of the infield in the eighth to score Jackie Lance and give the Canadians a 1-0 victory.
- Furcal relied on his arm too much last season and has learned he doesn't have to throw rockets across the infield on every grounder.
- 1.1 Cricket The part of the field closer to the wicket.More example sentences
- If we can just do that we will snowball; the boys will get confident if we can play shots over the infield without losing our wickets, it's all to do with keeping our heads.
- Their feet got to the pitch of the ball and their fluent drives repeatedly carved through the infield on either side of the wicket.
- Then Warne lets Flintoff off the hook with one ball he can read - the full-toss, which is duly dispatched over the infield.
- 1.2 Baseball The area within and near the four bases: [as modifier]: Billy started us off with an infield hitMore example sentences
- And not an especially good idea on a surface where infield grounders quickly become base hits.
- But by game's end, all you've managed to do is hit four feeble infield dribblers and bounce three throws to first base.
- Instead, the team will focus on getting great defense from two of their four infield spots.
- 1.3The players stationed in the infield, collectively.More example sentences
- In the letters section of the August issue of Baseball Digest, a chart was printed listing 12 teams whose infields drove in 400 or more runs in one season.
- The middle of the infield should be Bobby Hill and Javier Guzman, both players that should boast modest OBPs in the future.
- The umpire looks at me strangely, as a matter of fact, the whole infield of The Indians team was staring at me.
- 2The land around or near a farmstead, especially arable land: the infield is demarcated by corn ditchesMore example sentences
- The agricultural economy was primarily based on raising cattle on forest land and cereal production on small cleared infields.
- With that, I flew off and landed in a muddy heap in the swampy infield, while the bike sagged directly to the ground.
- Later on, 1920-21, I deeded the 60 acres southwest of the public highway, as well as the 40 acres infields and woods on the northeast side, with the old house and barn.
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- Into or towards the inner part of the field of play: Halliday weaved his way infield, causing the disruption from which Morris was to score his tryMore example sentences
- The home side kept up the pressure and following a Brian Kenny throw-in Padraig Murphy took possession and as he moved infield he sent a pile driver to the net in the 65th minute.
- The cost of moving the straight track 80 meters infield is estimated at $4.9-million.
- Pauleta cuts infield and tries his luck from 30 yards.
- sense 1 of the noun.More example sentences
- Once I saw him use five infielders in a sudden death situation with a runner on third (it didn't work).
- To finish off the all-around team effort, the Warrior infielders dug out three inning ending double plays during the course of the game.
- There were utility infielders in the Atlantic League who honestly told me that, given a chance, they could still make it.
More definitions of infieldDefinition of infield in:
- The US English dictionary