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 Post subject: Pardon the ignorance
PostPosted: Sun Jul 02, 2006 12:16 am 
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What's the best way of putting the following ....


The Eagles onslaught in the first included a grand slam bases loaded homer by right fielder Kaine Abbott.


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 02, 2006 8:35 am 
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A grand slam is a bases-loaded homer. So you would choose one or the other. If your audience doesn't know the term "grand slam," I would call it a home run with the bases loaded. (And can we make Eagles' possessive, too?)


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Thanks, that's what I thought. On the other matter, yes.


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I'm probably too late, but I'd drop "right fielder," too. It's not necessary here.


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