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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Brandon Cuddy singled with one out in the 11th and pinch-runner Spencer Smith went to second when pitcher Jake Bird made an error on a pickoff attempt. With two outs, Susnara singled to center to bring in the winning run.
Sheehan then made an errant pickoff attempt at first base that allowed Ricoy to score from third and give Nashua a 5-4 lead.
How many times have you heard a TV announcer exclaim after a close play on a pickoff attempt: "Boy, a perfect throw would have picked him off!" It's true, but a less than perfect throw might also have ended up in the right-field bullpen!
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.
After singling in the sixth inning and later diving back to first base on a pickoff attempt, Moncada was replaced by Jose Rondon in the seventh.
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.
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.
Moncada scored on an error by Martin when his pickoff attempt to first was high.
(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.