Definitions

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  • adj. Impossible to hit

Etymologies

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un- +‎ hittable

Examples

  • Back in 2003, the Red Sox tried to solve bullpen woes by dealing with the Pittsburgh Pirates for Scott Sauerbeck, a lefty who was described as unhittable by left-handed batters.

    Desperately Seeking Relief

  • "unhittable," according to Rockies manager Jim Tracy.

    Gazette.com :

  • 2Cody Ross homers: Against the Phillies' "unhittable" Roy Halladay, Ross went deep twice in Game 1 of the NLCS.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • 2 Cody Ross homers: Against the Phillies' "unhittable" Roy Halladay, Ross went deep twice in Game 1 of the NLCS.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • There's only one breakout star from these games, and no, it's not the unhittable ace Cliff Lee.

    Ryan Still Brings the Heat

  • That same peaceful look, throwing the same unhittable pitch over and over; from the same fluid delivery; producing the same result time and time again.

    One Season

  • Moving an unhittable cut-fastball around the plate effectively while complementing such with a devastating slider and wicked changeups, he began reconstruction work on his playoff legacy—in five previous playoff outings he posted a 2-3 record, a 7.92 earned run average, and never got past the sixth inning—by growing as big as the moment before him.

    One Season

  • Striking out eight and walking only two in seven magnificent innings, the big left-hander was unhittable.

    One Season

  • But when Lee's on, he practically unhittable and he's been nothing but these past two post-seasons.

    Larry Abrams: The Series

  • Director Cruz Angeles, Mexican-born like Valenzuela, takes us back to the stunning 1981 season of the pudgy 20-year-old Dodgers rookie lefty who developed a signature look skyward during his windup before unleashing a nearly unhittable screwball.

    Tonight's TV Hot List: Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010

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