one-hitter one-hitter

Definition(s):

  • (n) a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only one hit

Usage(s):

  1. Only a stubborn scorer kept him from pitching a one-hitter as he struck out 13 batters and beat the Boston Red Sox 6-0, for his fifth victory and fifth full game in five starts.
  2. Whitey Ford pitched a brilliant one-hitter, Mickey Mantle slammed out his 36th homer, drove in three runs, winning the game 4-2.
  3. Of his other three victories, one was a one-hitter and two were three-hitters.

News

  1. Indiana, PA - Indiana County

    S.W. Jack pitcher Cole Shaffer tossed a one-hitter and drove in three runs to power S.W. Jack to a 4-1 win over Derry in an Indiana County Youth Legion game at Charlie Hogan Field on Tuesday.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Indiana Gazette

  2. Solano Mudcats pick up three victories and improve to 8-3

    Andy Amaro fired a one-hitter over 6 2/3 innings on Tuesday night as the Solano Mudcats held off the All-Star Baseball Academy of Stockton 7-6 at Will C.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Vacaville Reporter

  3. Kyle Gruber’s one-hitter keeps Lakeside Recovery rolling

    Kyle Gruber hasn’t played varsity baseball for Skyline High School yet, but if he keeps doing what he did June 13, coach Chris Tamminen won’t be able to hold him back. Gruber needed only 75 pitches to throw a complete-game one-hitter, leading Lakeside Recovery to a 5-0 victory against the West Seattle Indians in a Double-A [...]
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Issaquah Press

Quotes

  1. "He had one-hitter type stuff," Yankees captain Derek Jeter said. "He pitched well, that's the bottom line."
    on Jun 30, 2007 By: Derek Jeter Source: USA Today

  2. "If you're going to write a Hollywood script, you want to throw a complete game and have a one-hitter or a no-hitter or something spectacular," Glavine said. "At the end of the day, I'll take it any way I can get it. If you had your choice,...
    on Aug 5, 2007 By: Tom Glavine Source: Newsday

  3. "I couldn't believe we only had a one-hitter," Florida manager Fredi Gonzalez said. "We hit the ball hard, I thought. The quality at-bats are there."
    on Mar 6, 2007 By: Fredi Gonzalez Source: SportingNews.com

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