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(in baseball) field with one's ungloved hand.
- ‘Matsui, looking to cut the ball off, tried to barehand and ended up kicking the ball into left-center with his right heel.’
- ‘When you barehand a ball, if the ball doesn't go in your hand just right, the guy's safe.’
- ‘He simply had to barehand the ball, or watch it drop in for either a single or a double.’
- ‘Brown also tried to barehand a hot smash in the sixth inning, a reckless habit he has had his entire career.’
- ‘He comes in for bunts and barehands the ball well, and he shows good range to both his left and right.’
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