Baseball Slang Terms

Can you identify these euphemisms for baseball terms?
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Last updated: June 17, 2015
First submittedApril 2, 2015
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Term for pitcher/catcher combination
Battery
When a batter swings and misses the ball
Whiff
Another word for the catcher
Backstop
Striking out four times in a game
Golden Sombrero
The third baseman's spot
Hot Corner
Home plate
Dish
Left-handed pitcher
Southpaw
Pitcher's mound
Bump
The batter behind the batter on deck
In the Hole
When a player has a batting average below .200
Mendoza Line
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When a player spends only a brief amount of time in the major leagues
Cup of Coffee
Easy fly ball resulting in an easy out
Can of Corn
Umpire
Blue
Batted ball that takes a hard, high bounce in infield
Chopper
Pitch that is thrown up around the batter’s head
Chin Music
Ball hit between two outfielders
Gapper
A team's best starting pitcher
Ace
when a player throws the ball way over the head of the intended player
Airmail
Line drive
Frozen Rope
Double play
Twin Killing
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Level 65
May 29, 2015
I always think of "hill" for pitcher's mound.
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Level 20
Oct 24, 2017
same
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Level 18
Apr 5, 2016
below 200 would be below the Mendoza line, not the Mendoza line
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Level 41
Apr 25, 2016
Please accept Baltimore chop and pitcher's best friend for double play.