1 Baseball Bat instead of another player, typically at a critical point in the game.
Oraciones de ejemplo
- Bob Bartum then pinch-hit for center fielder Don Landrum and hit a sacrifice fly to bring home the winning run.
- Jackson, who had been sitting out with a hamstring pull, actually did make an appearance in the game when he pinch-hit for Dick Green.
- The Red Sox were losing 6-3 in the bottom of the eighth inning when I pinch-hit for Roger Moret.
1.1North American informal Act as a substitute for someone, especially in an emergency: last year, I pinch-hit for a movie critic on paternity leave
Más ejemplos en oraciones
- And she pinch-hits for Kelly, and she does a fine job.
- Well, speaking of a pause, time for us to take another pause, Dan Rather with Jay Leno, pinch-hitting tonight for Larry King.
- Oraciones de ejemplo
- The current overload left manager Alvin Dark short of capable pinch-hitters and defensive replacements.
- He singled as a pinch-hitter in the bottom of the ninth last night and was removed for a pinch-runner to a standing ovation.
- The streak ended on Aug. 14, when a Phoenix pinch-hitter walked on four pitches.
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