Definition of complete game in English:

complete game

Syllabification: com·plete game


A game in which one pitcher pitches all innings without relief.
More example sentences
  • He's one of the game's most durable pitchers, leading the majors in complete games and innings pitched.
  • Phil, who four times led the league in complete games and innings pitched, lost 274 games.
  • The rise of the relief specialist and the switch from a four-man to a five-man rotation are the two biggest factors in this trend, which results in fewer complete games and fewer innings pitched among starters.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day bogle
Pronunciation: ˈbōɡəl
a phantom or goblin