Definitions

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  • n. a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only 3 hits

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Examples

  • PHILADELPHIA — Chris Carpenter tossed a three-hitter to outpitch old pal Roy Halladay in a duel for the ages and the St. Louis Cardinals edged the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 Friday night in the deciding Game 5 of their NL playoff series.

    Cardinals Beat Phillies: Chris Carpenter Pitches St. Louis To NLCS

  • Much of the Nationals 'frustration can be directly attributed to Peavy, who tossed a three-hitter for the fourth shutout of his career and eighth complete game.

    More on Riggleman's ejection

  • The Cincinnati right-hander threw a three-hitter, Brandon Phillips hit a two-run homer and the Reds overcame the Pirates 'triple play in a 2-0 victory on Sunday.

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  • Eveland pitched a three-hitter for his first career complete game against Tampa Bay on May 21, but wasn't nearly as effective this time.

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  • The Dodgers had been working on a combined three-hitter before Gonzalez's one-out homer off the facade of the second deck in left-center against Will Ohman pulled San Diego to 3-2.

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  • Diz won a complete-game three-hitter, beating left-hander Larry French, 3-1.46 Ironically, in the years to come, French became a fixture on the barnstorming circuit with Dean and Paige.

    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

  • Jose Arredondo, Scot Shields and newcomer Brian Fuentes combined to finish the three-hitter.

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  • Chad Billingsley worked six solid innings for Los Angeles and three relievers combined to finish the three-hitter.

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  • The right-hander, winner of Game 7 of the 2002 World Series as a rookie, was twirling a three-hitter but gave up a one-out walk to Kevin Youkilis.

    Bay helps Red Sox forget Ramirez's power

  • Chad Billingsley worked six solid innings for the Dodgers and three relievers combined to finish the three-hitter.

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