English version

fly ball

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Baseball
fly ballˈfly ball noun [countable]  DSBa ball that has been hit high into the air in a game of baseball
Examples from the Corpus
fly ballBurrell injured himself diving for a fly ball a day earlier, and was feeling some pain yesterday.It appeared he had one of them when Brady Anderson lofted a high fly ball to center.On the first pitch of the game, their lead-off hitter swatted a lazy fly ball down the right-field line.David Justice was next, and he lofted what appeared to be a routine fly ball to medium center.
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