Examples of reliever in a Sentence
pain relievers like aspirin and ibuprofen
Exercise is a good stress reliever.
Recent Examples of reliever from the Web
The Sox will bring up a reliever in time for Sunday’s series finale.
Kapler has come under fire for his bullpen management, which included bringing a reliever into the game without being properly warmed up.
But some of that credibility was forfeited when Kapler's aggressive bullpen management in the opening series preceded him summoning a reliever who had not yet thrown a warm-up pitch.
Bogaerts went deep in the second inning against Andrew Kittredge (0-1), a reliever making his first big league start in the debut of Tampa Bay's plan to use bullpen days in place of a customary fifth starter.
With the graduation of Hunter Newman and Hess moving from a reliever to starter, Mainieri had no returning closer.
His major-league experience makes him a candidate for a call-up if a reliever goes down, but a move on the 40-man roster would be necessary.
Mike Fetters, the Arizona bullpen coach, pitched for the Milwaukee Brewers in 1995, believed to be the last time a team used a vehicle to transport relievers.
And in that respect, A’s reliever Emilio Pagán is the ideal addition.
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Definition of reliever for English Language Learners
: something that relieves pain, stress, etc.
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