out·​hit | \ ˌau̇t-ˈhit How to pronounce outhit (audio) \
outhit; outhitting; outhits

Definition of outhit

transitive verb

: to outdo in hitting : to get more hits than (another player or team) "We got outhit, outpitched, outplayed—pretty simple," Spartans coach J Howell said.— Rich Greene

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Manny Melendez had three hits and two RBIs for the Yard Goats, who actually outhit New Hampshire 15-12. Staff Report, courant.com, "Fisher Cats pound Yard Goats 13-8," 12 July 2019 Anthony Notaro had two hits to pace the Cougars, who outhit the Lions 8-4 but hurt themselves with four errors and hitting into a ground out to end the game with the tying run at third. Seattle Times Staff, The Seattle Times, "Huskies win 8-0 in softball as Oregon pitchers help ignite a big six-run rally," 25 Mar. 2019 Joey Votto and Paul Goldschmidt are building Hall of Fame resumes, but Aguilar has outhit them in the first half. Jorge L. Ortiz, USA TODAY, "MLB All-Star Game: Eight biggest roster snubs," 8 July 2018 Hunter Rumachik was 2-for-4 with an RBI for Huntley, which outhit Plainfield North 10-6. Mike Clark, chicagotribune.com, "Plainfield North edges Huntley 4-3 for Class 4A baseball title," 9 June 2018 In opening their second homestand 0-4, the Angels have been outscored 35-4 and outhit 52-19. Jeff Miller, latimes.com, "Angels drop fourth straight game with loss to Giants 8-1," 21 Apr. 2018 The Mids outhit the Black Knights 12-9 but left 10 runners on base. baltimoresun.com, "Digest: Glen Burnie's Kaplan to participate in MLB's Girls Baseball Breakthrough Series," 22 May 2018 The Capitals outhit the Lightning 39-19 and outshot them 34-24, bruising and battering them all over the ice. Stephen Whyno, chicagotribune.com, "Capitals rough up Lightning to force Game 7 in East final," 21 May 2018 The Royals, who were outhit 15-6, never got any momentum going after squandering a bases-loaded opportunity in the first inning. Maria Torres, kansascity, "Royals get shut out by White Sox in first game of doubleheader | The Kansas City Star," 28 Apr. 2018

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1926, in the meaning defined above

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