Origin and Etymology of pinch-hit
First Known Use: 1911See Words from the same year
Recent Examples of pinch hit from the Web
The Dodgers trailed by a run as Utley pinch hit against Justin Verlander.
Davis had one at-bat in Wednesday’s 3-2 loss to the Astros, pinch hitting for Danny Valencia in the eighth inning, and was quickly retired by right-hander Brad Peacock, striking out on four pitches after swinging through three sliders.
The crowd came to life, finally, and after a Panik infield single put runners on first and second with a right-handed pitcher on the mound (Juan Nicasio), a crazy thought came to mind: What a spot for Pablo Sandoval to pinch hit.
To pinch hit Mesoraco in the fifth or sixth inning would leave the Reds without a capable catcher in case of emergency.
With two outs, Bedgood stepped in to pinch hit and delivered his first career hit and RBI, lacing a two-run single on an 0-2 pitch into left field to tie the score at 5.
The Seattle Seahawks quarterback pinch hit for AL Rookie of the Year Aaron Judge in the fifth inning against Atlanta on Friday and swung past a 2-2 pitch from left-hander Max Fried.
Crockett, who pinch hit for Sam Teague, was facing the Knights' relief pitcher Bryce Tucker, and subsequently ripped a 1-0 pitch for a single to right field.
Manu Ginobili, Bryn Forbes and Kyle Anderson could also pinch hit with ball-handling duties Saturday, as Popovich looks to patch together a rotation.
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First Known Use of pinch hit
PINCH-HIT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pinch-hit for English Language Learners
baseball : to bat in the place of another player
: to act or serve in place of another person
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