five-hitter five-hitter


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


  • In the American League, Detroit's Frank Lary finally joined New York's Whitey Ford in the 20-game circle with a 3-1 five-hitter against Kansas City.


  1. Local Sports

    Cody Gainer tossed a complete-game five-hitter as Elkins Post 29 earned a win over Bellefonte (Pa.) in Pizza Hut Hillbilly Hardball action Friday night at Robin Harvey Memorial Field.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Inter-Mountain

  2. American legion baseball: De Pere, Ash Port open tourney with wins

    Alex Jorgenson tossed a five-hitter with six strikeouts as De Pere defeated Kaukauna 5-2 in its opening game of the Green Bay Father's Day Tournament on Thursday.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette

  3. Tucson Padres: Duel through six fizzles out for Padres

    Chris Heston pitched a five-hitter and struck out nine Thursday night to lead Fresno past visiting Tucson 2-0.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Arizona Daily Star

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