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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The shortstop should move up and back to fake the runner and go toward the base only on a pickoff attempt.
After Ramage walked to open the game, he took third on an errant pickoff attempt before scoring on a fielder's choice by Strom to make it 1-0.
Sophomore Justin Herbert came in, and he threw the ball into center field on a pickoff attempt.
Pierre moved to third when another pickoff attempt from Davis went into center field, but the threat ended when Russell Martin tapped back to the mound and Olmedo Saenz flied out to right field.
Singles by Moises Sierra and Rajai Davis kept the line moving, then Buchholz hurt his own cause with a wild pickoff attempt to first that Sierra scored on.
Ryan Freel walked to lead off the game and moved to third on Penny's errant pickoff attempt, but was stranded there.
Scavone on a pickoff attempt during American Legion action Friday.
Bases-loaded walks off reliever Justin Hepner to Jerad Casper and Jansen made it 3-0, and Casper also scored on a botched pickoff attempt at third for a 4-0 lead.
Ryan Freel walked to lead off the game on moved to third on Penny's errant pickoff attempt but was stranded there.
2) Northoboro's Ryan Moynihan safely gets back to first on a pickoff attempt during a Paul N.
The Emeralds had taken a 1-0 lead in the third when a botched pickoff attempt with the bases loaded allowed Maxx Tissenbaum to score.
JetHawks second baseman Emilio Bonifacio was 3 for 4 with a game-winning homer - a solo shot in the seventh 7/8 in Tuesday's game, and is 4 for 7 in two games since missing two games with a bruised hand after being struck by an errant pickoff attempt in Friday's 8-6 loss to High Desert.