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#1 2005-12-05 21:33:29

klakritz
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From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'pitch hitter' for 'pinch hitter'

In baseball, a pinch hitter is a substitute, especially one that enters a fraught situation. The substitution is natural, since all hitters in baseball hit pitches. About 400 ghits:

Runner on second with two out and pitch-hitter Miguel Ojeda due up. ... Runner on first with one out and pitch-hitter Jerry Hairston due up.
www.cbc.ca/sports/stats/mlb/update/14870

“They’re sending in a pitch hitter,” said one Democratic source close to Clinton’s campaign. Other Clinton aides were a shade more guarded.
slate.msn.com/id/1005324/

Takeshi Miyazawa, of Marvel’s Mary Jane series, is sort of the designated pitch
hitter for the series, and his work is always impressive as well, ...
www.thefourthrail.com/features/1105/recommended3.shtml

Pitch hitter Rachel Greyson got hit by a 0-1 offering by Smith to lead off the
top of the Maryland eighth.
umterps.collegesports.com/ sports/w-softbl/recaps/051305aab.html

Finley had a two-run double in the eighth, which ended with pitch-hitter Jeff
DaVanon being called out at first …
sports.yahoo.com/mlb/recap?gid=250411113

IWF is your pitch hitter in fighting for state laws that maximize every individual’s opportunity to achieve educational, economic and personal success.
www.wisconsinsfuture.org/donate.htm

If he catches 30 games and is used some more as a pitch hitter, he’s an outstanding asset to the team. www.snivelingaardvark.com/ phillies/archives/2004_02.html

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