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pitchout (plural pitchouts)
- (baseball) A pitch that is intentionally thrown high and outside of the strike zone in order to prevent a stolen base
1988 July 22, Ted Cox, “The Sports Section”, Chicago Reader:
- The only thing that had kept the bases from being loaded was that Zimmer (or someone, but let's give him the credit because it was a tough weekend for him) caught the Dodgers stealing with a pitchout on a hit-and-run.