four-hitter four-hitter

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. And in the second, Cincinnati's Joey Jay pitched a neat four-hitter to square the series.
  2. Painting the corners and mixing in a wicked changeup, Fernandez pitched a four-hitter, at one point retiring 18 straight batters.
  3. So naturally Howard crashed a two-run homer, and Koufax needed only 87 pitches, 66 of them strikes, to spin a nifty four-hitter for a 4-0 shutout, his eleventh of the year.

News

  1. BASEBALL: Pottsgrove blanks Pottstown

    POTTSTOWN - The problem so far this season for Pottsgrove had been not scoring until it was too late. That changed quickly, however, on Tuesday afternoon as the Falcons jumped on the Pottstown Steelers for five runs in the first two innings and rode that early lead and a four-hitter by Matt Wehr to a 5-0 City County Senior win at Pottstown High School's Shantz Field. Evan Carey had two hits for ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Mercury

  2. North Penn beats Pennridge 3-0 in PIAA semifinals

    Senior allows four hits, doesn't walk a batter in 3-0 victory. Lower Dauphin next. ROYERSFORD — Pitch to contact, and make contact with almost every at-bat. That's the formula North Penn used to finally clear the Pennridge hurdle, riding Brian Maher's four-hitter and a big third inning to a 3-0 blanking of the Rams in the PIAA 4A semifinals at Spring-Ford.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Morning Call

  3. WESTERN C SOFTBALL: McKenney sparks Madison to final

    Emily McKenney and the Bulldogs were clearly in their element Monday afternoon. McKenney pitched a four-hitter and drove in four runs with a double and a three-run homer as top-ranked Madison defeated No. 4 Winthrop, 14-2, in a game called in the bottom of the sixth inning by the mercy rule.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Kennebec Journal

Quotes

  1. "Richmond did a great job out there tonight -- a four-hitter," Gaston said. "Someone asked me before the game, 'What do you expect out of him?' That's what we expect -- just give us a chance to score some runs back and he did that for us."
    on Apr 15, 2009 By: Cito Gaston Source: MLB.com

  2. "It's worrisome, because he's a big part of our club," Girardi said. "There's no doubt. He's a four-hitter, he's a great defender, he steals bases -- he's productive every year. If something was to happen, it's something you have to overcome...
    on Mar 5, 2009 By: Joe Girardi Source: MLB.com

  3. "He's thrown a three- or four-hitter going into that inning," Francona said. "No, I didn't think he was tired, I thought he was fine."
    on Oct 10, 2009 By: Terry Francona Source: American Chronicle

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