home stand


Definition of home stand

: a series of baseball games played at a team's home field

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The Ducks will play eight of their first 13 games on the road, following a season-opening home stand against the Arizona Coyotes and San Jose. Curtis Zupke, latimes.com, "NHL schedule release: Kings to open 2019-20 season against Oilers," 25 June 2019 The Pistons will try to complete a perfect six-game home stand Friday night against Griffin’s former team, the Clippers. Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Pistons stay perfect in Blake Griffin era, drop Nets, 115-106," 7 Feb. 2018 In losing the first two games of the series to the last-place Mariners, the Brewers fell to 2-4 on their final home stand before the all-star break. Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Mariners 4, Brewers 2: A familiar story as June swoon continues," 26 June 2019 Ceilings are the middle child of design canvases—they're often forgotten, but have tons of untapped potential to make your home stand out. Elizabeth Gulino, House Beautiful, "Everything You've Ever Needed to Know About Painting Your Ceilings," 15 Mar. 2019 Lessening the bullpen’s innings is always valuable, especially on these home stands. Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Brewers 6, Marlins 5: Fantastic at-bat by Jesus Aguilar culminates with walk-off home run," 21 Apr. 2018 More than 800 homes stand within a three-mile radius of the plant, dozens of them sporting anti-CAFO yard signs. Rick Montgomery, kansascity, "Missouri approves permit to expand cattle feedlot by Powell Gardens; appeal expected," 15 June 2018 More: Tigers' JaCoby Jones (hip contusion) exits game, status up in air The Tigers went 4-2 on the home stand, winning two of three from Seattle and then Cleveland. Chris Nelsen, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Tigers shut out from first place with 6-0 loss to Indians," 16 May 2018 With Eric Thames expected to return from a thumb injury before the end of the Milwaukee Brewers’ next home stand, the fretting already has begun about what’s going to happen at first base. Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Haudricourt: Thames' return is something to welcome, not fret about, with erratic Brewers offense," 8 June 2018

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1965, in the meaning defined above

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