1. The ace refers to the best starting pitcher on a team. The ace of a team will, unless injured, start on opening day and crucial regular season or playoff games.
1. This occurs in golf when a player tees off and gets the ball into the hole in one-shot or stroke. This is also referred to as a hole-in-one.
Volleyball, Tennis & Other Racket Sports
1. This refers to a serve that goes untouched, therefore resulting in a point for the serving team.
1. And for Game 1 of the NLDS, both teams with have their aces starting on the mound.
2. The golfer tees off on the 12th hole and makes a miraculous ace in the hole!
3. The player puts up a monster serve that speeds past the receiving player, untouched. And with that ace, the player wins the match.
Sports The Term Is Used