English version

infield in Sport topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishinfieldin‧field /ˈɪnfiːld/ noun [singular]  1 DSCthe part of a cricket field nearest to the player who hits the ball opp outfield2 DSBthe part of a baseball field inside the four bases opp outfield3 DSthe group of players in this part of the cricket or baseball fieldinfielder noun [countable]
Examples from the Corpus
infieldThe Yankees are losing 9-0 in a playoff game when Jair beats out an infield hit to the right side.Hound Tor shows this very clearly, with its infield demarcated by corn ditches and endless pasture on the moor beyond.Anderson scrambles out as an ambulance races across the infield.For instance, could the infield fly rule be in some way analogous to punctuated equilibrium?Ryan Stromsborg, a sophomore from Notre Dame High, is challenging for a starting spot in the infield and outfield.Then rookie Tony Batista popped an 0-2 pitch through the right side of the infield.Mesa got Hammonds to ground sharply to the right side of the infield for what looked like an easy double play.Only minutes before the final whistle, Halliday weaved his way infield, causing the disruption from which Morris was to score.