innings innings  /ˈɪ nɪŋz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the batting turn of a cricket player or team

Usage(s):

  1. What those present saw was a piece of history in nine innings: a black man played in a major league game for the first time.
  2. What those present saw was a piece of history in nine innings: a black man played in a major league game for the first time.
  3. The Indians lost the game 3-2 in 15 innings, but McDowell's record was still unblemished: four victories, no defeatsplus 59 strikeouts in 53 innings.

News

  1. Kelly replaces rookie Lyons in Cardinals' rotation

    ST. LOUIS (AP) A day after working five scoreless innings in relief, Joe Kelly got promoted to the St. Louis Cardinals rotation. They're still figuring out when they'll need their new fifth starter.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  2. Joe Kelly replaces Tyler Lyons in the Cardinals' rotation

    ST. LOUIS (AP) A day after working five scoreless innings in relief, Joe Kelly got promoted to the St. Louis Cardinals rotation. They're still figuring out when they'll need their new fifth starter.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  3. Rockies End Skid, Beat Nationals 7-1 Behind Chacin

    Jhoulys Chacin pitched seven shutout innings and hit an RBI single, and the Colorado Rockies snapped their season-high, five-game losing streak by beating the Washington Nationals 7-1 on Saturday.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. "It was definitely a great feeling, especially after those first few innings," Jackson said.
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Edwin Jackson Source: The Associated Press

  2. "When you see him play innings like this, the top of the order seems like the more logical place for him but he plays the spinners well to so to come in lower down is not an issue," the left-handed opener added.
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Andrew Strauss Source: NDTV.com

  3. "In the first six innings, we did nothing," Francona said. "And they had their way with us in every way possible. Then this place came unglued. I've seen it before. Because of the situation we were in, it was pretty magical."
    on Oct 17, 2008 By: Terry Francona Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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