Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 5 hits.

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  • n. a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 5 hits

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Examples

  • Hamels struck out nine in a five-hitter, Chase Utley homered and the Phillies beat the Reds 2-0 on Sunday night to finish off the franchise's first playoff sweep.

    Phillies Sweep Reds, Advance To NLCS

  • In pitching a five-hitter, Waits beat the Yankees 9-2.

    One Season

  • Against left-handed starters, like Wandy Rodriguez, Riggleman wants to hit Adam Dunn third and Ryan Zimmerman fourth so five-hitter Josh Willingham can protect Zimmerman.

    Game 54 discussion thread: Nationals at Astros

  • Notes: Philadelphia's previous postseason win was a 2-0 victory over Toronto on Curt Schilling's five-hitter Oct. 21, 1993.

    Hamels nearly untouchable as Phils down Brewers in opener

  • Manuel Corpas worked the eighth and Huston Street finished the five-hitter for his first save with the Rockies.

    USATODAY.com

  • Johnson persevered through a shaky finish to close out a five-hitter Sunday, and the Florida Marlins scored two unearned runs to hand Johan Santana his first loss since June 28 by beating the Mets 2-1.

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  • Bell finished a combined five-hitter, with three relievers pitching three hitless innings to preserve the win for Chris Young (1-0).

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  • In his two previous starts since a five-hitter to shut out Toronto on July 29, Garza had allowed nine runs in 10 2-3 innings.

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  • Although Peavy said he did not have his best stuff, he held the Giants in check, taking a five-hitter into the ninth inning.

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  • Blanton and four relievers combined on a five-hitter, and Jason Werth also homered.

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