3-hitter


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Noun1.3-hitter - a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only 3 hits3-hitter - a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only 3 hits
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
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Brandon Morrow worked a perfect eighth, and Kenley Jansen breezed through the Astros in the ninth for a save in a combined 3-hitter.
We used to think the 3-hitter was your best hitter and your 4-guy was a cleanup hitter.
HOUSTON Charlie Morton and Lance McCullers combined on a 3-hitter, Jose Altuve and Evan Gattis homered and the Houston Astros reached the World Series, blanking the New York Yankees 4-0 Saturday night in Game 7 of the AL Championship Series.

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