Definitions of putout

n an out resulting from a fielding play (not a strikeout)

“the first baseman made 15 putouts
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force, force out, force play, force-out
a putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base
fielder's choice
a play made on a ground ball in which the fielder chooses to put out an advancing runner instead of the batter
(baseball) an out that advances the base runners
sacrifice fly
a sacrifice made by hitting a long fly ball
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(baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball

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