Definition of pinch-run in English:

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[no object] Baseball
Substitute for another as a base runner, typically at a critical point in the game.
Example sentences
  • In one game, with runners on first and second base, Alvin Dark sent Washington in to pinch-run at first base.
  • Henson made his major-league debut on Thursday, pinch-running for Bernie Williams in the 8th inning.
  • You can pinch-run a slow guy and hell steal a base.

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Syllabification: pinch-run

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