outhit

verb
out·hit | \ˌau̇t-ˈhit \
outhit; outhitting; outhits

Definition of outhit 

transitive verb

baseball

: 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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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 At the plate: The Tigers outhit the Pirates, 20-14. George Sipple, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Tigers' hit parade clips Pittsburgh Pirates, 13-10, in Game 1," 25 Apr. 2018 Including Tuesday night's 10-1 thrashing of the Angels, Boston has outscored the Angels 19-1, outhit them 29-10 and outhomered them 9-0 in two games. Mike Digiovanna, latimes.com, "Red Sox blow out Angels second straight night," 19 Apr. 2018

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1926, in the meaning defined above

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