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These are some baseball terms starting with the letter D. It will be updated from time to time.
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'D' Baseball Terminology

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Baseball TermDescription
DecoyFielders sometimes try to trick runners, while they are focused on their next base and cannot see the ball. They may pretend they are about to catch a ball to force a player to slide or make a decision counter to what he should be doing.
Designated HitterIn the American League, and many lower levels, the Designated Hitter (DH) will bat in the lineup but not play in the infield instead of the pitcher. A DH is generally a strong hitter with weak defensive skills. Pitchers in general focus on pitching and are not great hitters, though there are exceptions.
DiamondThe shape of the baseball infield is a diamond. However, when saying a baseball diamond, one is usually referring to the entire field.
DingerHome Run
Disabled ListAn official roster designation for injured players that officially removes them from the active roster. The disabled list can be 7-days for concussions,10-days for injuries requiring the player stay on the 40man roster. The 60-day DL is for players who will be injured long-term and who can be removed from the 40-man roster. Players must sit out the designated number of days
Double Steal2 runners steal a base at the same time. Obviously only one runner can draw a throw but if that runner beats the throw and is safe, then the other runner gets a stolen base. Otherwise, he advances on a fielders choice.
Double-Header2 games scheduled in the same day. A traditional double-header has 2 games back to back with the same crowd whereas a more modern double-header is day/night, with a new set of fans each game and a longer time between games.
DraftTeams pick amateur players every year out of North American High Schools and Colleges
Drag BuntA left-handed batter starts running towards first base as he reaches his bat out to drag a bunt down the first base line with him in an attempt to surprise the defense and get a running start on the play
DribblerA slowly hit ground ball that barely makes it past the pitcher
DugoutThe bench area along the base lines for each team. Often, the dugout has steps going down and a fence in front of it to block foul balls.
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