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- n. A pitch which was intentionally thrown outside to the catcher who stands up with the pitch for the purpose of enabling the catcher to throw out a runner.
- v. (intransitive) To intentionally throw the ball outside to the catcher who stands up with the pitch for the purpose of enabling the catcher to throw out a runner
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Down 0-2 in the count, Jeter took a pitch out of the strike zone for a ball, then fouled off another blazing fastball.
Protesting once more, Lackey pleaded with his manager to let him pitch out of the jam, but Scoiscia’s mind overruled his own gut—he too thought about leaving in Lackey—and he brought in left-hander Darren Oliver.
But here is where it gets tricky: As opposed to allowing Phil Hughes to pitch out his own trouble, Girardi used Rivera to end the eighth inning, a move that rendered him useless in the eleventh.