pitchout

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pitch +‎ out

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pitchout ‎(plural pitchouts)

  1. (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.

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