home stand


Definition of home stand

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

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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 Average attendance during that Astros home stand was 36,812, which means that a lot of fans who partook in the dollar dog promotion, scientifically speaking, ate a hell of a lot of hot dogs. Craig Hlavaty, Houston Chronicle, "Fun facts about Dollar Hot Dog Night at Minute Maid Park," 23 Apr. 2018 The Panthers eight-game home stand from Nov. 24-Dec. Craig Davis, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Panthers face tough early road with 14 of first 20 games away from home," 21 June 2018 The BayBears open their season Thursday with a home stand against the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. Lawrence Specker, AL.com, "With move set for 2020, BayBears upbeat for new season," 3 Apr. 2018 The present is this Saturday in Nashville, then the home stand. Charlie Hatch, Cincinnati.com, "FC Cincinnati at 2018 USL midway point: 'We haven't won anything yet'," 2 July 2018

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1965, in the meaning defined above

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