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daburu pure: double play (also get tsu, get two)
gemu setto: game over
homuran: home run
pitcha: pitcher (or toshu)
pure boru!: Play ball!
Here are some selected calls in Japanese that capture the passion, emotion and excitement of baseball:
• Oct. 27, 2006: The Cardinals make the final out and become World Series champions. Listen• April 3, 2005: Hideki Matsui hits a home run against the Red Sox on Opening Day. Listen • Sept. 7, 2005: Matsui hits his 400th professional homer. Listen
• June 19, 2004: Matsui hits a three-run homer off Hideo Nomo at Dodger Stadium in his first at-bat ever against the pitcher. Listen• April 6, 2004: Kazuo Matsui hits a home run in his first major league at-bat on the first pitch he sees from Tom Glavine. Listen
• April 3, 2001: Ichiro gets his first ML hit vs. the A's. Listen• Oct. 7, 2001: Kazahiro Sasaki closes out the Mariners' 116th win of the season. Listen Note: The source for all audio clips is MLB International. For more on what's going on around the globe, check out MLB.com International.