A fly ball hit for fielding practice by a player who tosses the ball up and hits it on its way down with a long, thin, light bat.
(American Heritage Dictionary)
Raynor takes part in 15 minutes of fungo drills with outfielder instructor Gary Varsho virtually every day, a process similar to the one that Steve Pearce began two years ago.
"John fits in that category," Varsho said. "He has to learn how to read the ball off the bat. Obviously, he's challenged in that area, and he needs to understand that more practice will make him better.
(Paul Ladewski. Raynor learning on fly in outfield. The Altoona Mirror. March 28, 2010.)