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relief pitcher

relief pitcher

noun

baseball : a pitcher who comes into a game when another pitcher is removed from the game

Full Definition of RELIEF PITCHER

:  a baseball pitcher who takes over for another during a game

First Known Use of RELIEF PITCHER

1906

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