pickoff


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pickoff

[′pik‚ȯf]
(electronics)
A device used to convert mechanical motion into a proportional electric signal.
(mechanical engineering)
A mechanical device for automatic removal of the finished part from a press die.
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Whereas any pickoff throw started toward first base must be completed or it will be a balk, the same is not true on moves to second or third base.
Gerard's bloop single, a botched pickoff throw and Matt Ferrelli's single brought in one run, and Ferrelli scored on Ian Strom's infield single.
Ross trotted home for a 3-2 lead when Price threw high over third baseman Jeff Keppinger's head for an error on the attempted pickoff.
Rodriguez advanced to third when catcher Jose Molina's pickoff attempt sailed into center field, putting himself in position to score when Jason Giambi grounded out to first.
With Paul Janish on first base, after a fielding error in the sixth inning of the scoreless game, Buchholz attempted a pickoff throw - a move with which he was successful in the first inning.
Corey Brown's pickoff of a Kittredge floater set up the Naps on their own 38.
JetHawks reliever Billy Biggs (2-5) allowed two runs in a decisive two-run eighth, one on his errant pickoff throw.
45s runs back to first base on a pickoff attempt as Mass.
Lagos scored to put Camarillo ahead 3-2 after Valencia third baseman Danielle Maricle made an errant pickoff throw to second base, and the ball got past right fielder Kristen Aidem.
The pickoff was a big momentum change, and I think when that happened everyone knew we had the game won.
He faked like there was going to be a pickoff play.