hitless hitless

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) (of a batter) without a hit
  2. (adj) having no points scores

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It's one thing to go hitless against a pitcher like Sandy Koufax or Don Drysdale or Jim Maloney; at least you can look out there and see the cords standing out on his neck.
  2. He had gone hitless in his last seven at bats.
  3. Friday: Suzuki went hitless as the Pacific Division's first-place Seibu Lions beat the second-place Orix 6-1, moving four games ahead.

News

  1. MLB: New York Mets 4, Philadelphia 3

    PHILADELPHIA, June 21 (UPI) -- Juan Lagares drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh Friday and New York's bull pen threw three hitless frames to bring the Mets a 4-3 win over Philadelphia.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. PGCBL: DiamondDawgs held hitless, emerge victorious

    JUNE 20 PERFECT GAME COLLEGIATE BASEBALL LEAGUE Nine runs were not enough to get the Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs a win in the first game of Thursday’s doubleheader. Then they went hitless in the second game and defeated the Utica Brewers 2-0 to snap a five-game home losing streak.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Evening Times

  3. Powersports slips past Scared Hitless

    BEDFORD — H&H Powersports and Scared Hitless motored back and forth all night during men’s softball action Wednesday at Murray Park, but H&H found one more gear ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Bedford Times-Mail

Quotes

  1. "I think anybody can deal with a hitless game if they come up with a chance to help a team win a ballgame," Gwynn said. "If you can come through, you can forget about the other four at-bats you had before and you're able to digest that one...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Tony Gwynn Jr Source: The Canadian Press

  2. "It was nice to get a knock after going a few games hitless," said Lind. "Everybody is hitting, feeling good. Everybody is going home with a smile."
    on Mar 6, 2010 By: Adam Lind Source: Toronto Sun

  3. "I'm sure the people in Venezuela are going to read about this," Bailey said. "But more importantly for him is it's going to help him get noticed in his organization. It's been a long time since he's gone hitless. It's one heck of a run he's...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Buddy Bailey Source: Daytona Beach News-Journal

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