inning inning  /ˈɪ nɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) (baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat

Usage(s):

  1. Lots of baseball fans, loyal rooters for the home team though they are, leave the game after the eighth inning to avoid the crush after the ninth.
  2. Lots of baseball fans, loyal rooters for the home team though they are, leave the game after the eighth inning to avoid the crush after the ninth.
  3. The Dodgers' six runs in the second inning, plus the Yankees' five, was a series mark for one inning.

News

  1. Final-inning uprising carries GC's softball team to D1 "Final Four"

    .ody-skin .ody-custom .breaking h3 {background-color: #000099;} Final-inning uprising carries GC's softball team to D1 "Final Four"
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Garden City Observer

  2. Nava's 14th-inning single lifts Red Sox over Rays

    Nava's 14th-inning single lifts Red Sox over Rays
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  3. Minor league baseball: Disastrous sixth inning sinks Salt Lake Bees

    Minor league baseball: Disastrous sixth inning sinks Salt Lake Bees Published Jun 11, 2013 11:20PM MDT Terrible sixth inning sinks Salt Lake Colorado hit a two-run homer and a grand slam during a 10-run sixth inning, wiping out the Bees’ 9-1 lead en route to a 15-9 victory Tuesday in PCL baseball. Roberto Lopez hit an RBI double in the second inning to give the Bees (33-33) a 4-0 lead. Trent ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

Quotes

  1. "Tony's good at delaying like that," Haren said. "I've seen it before and I knew exactly what he was doing. I can almost tell you before the inning that something like that would happen. But he's a great manager and it's one of the things he...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Dan Haren Source: The Associated Press

  2. "They're a very tough lineup to go through," said Dodgers manager Joe Torre. "You try to be careful and he almost dug himself out of that last inning."
    on Oct 19, 2009 By: Joe Torre Source: USA Today

  3. "Fifth inning. Any one who says they don't think about it is a liar," Danks said. "You know immediately what is going on out there. Actually, as weird as it sounds, it was pretty fortunate that it was a 1-0 game because you can't get ahead of...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: John Danks Source: USA Today

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