from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

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  • n. a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 4 hits


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  • As fans stood cheering, Guillermo Mota completed the four-hitter.

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  • James Shields threw a four-hitter with 10 strikeouts in his second consecutive complete game, Casey Kotchman had a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays handed the reeling Marlins their 10th loss in a row, 2-1 on Sunday.

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  • He scored an 87 with a complete-game four-hitter with two walks and 10 strike outs against the Braves.

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  • Jimenez pitched a four-hitter to become the majors 'first 10-game winner this year, outpitching Tim Lincecum to lead Colorado past the San Francisco Giants 4-0 in Monday's highly anticipated Memorial Day matchup.

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  • Troy Percival worked the ninth to finish the four-hitter, moving ahead of Randy Myers for sole possession of eighth place on the career saves list with 348.

  • … The Yankees took control of the 1978 division race by beating the Red Sox seven times in a row before Boston stemmed the tide on Sept. 17 when Dennis Eckersley and Bob Stanley combined on a four-hitter in a 7-3 victory at the stadium.

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  • Volstad tossed six sharp innings and combined with four relievers on a four-hitter, leading the Florida Marlins to a 3-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday.

  • Volstad allowed only five baserunners in seven innings while combining with two relievers on a four-hitter and the Florida Marlins launched a nine-game road trip with a 5-1 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.

  • Grant Balfour completed the four-hitter, striking out midseason addition Ken Griffey Jr. to end it.

  • Trey Harper and Zack Cox combined on a four-hitter as the Panthers defeated Lawrence County (Louisa) for the state title.

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