pinch runner

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pinch runner

n. Baseball
A substitute base runner.
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Calia Joslyn led off with a walk, and Natalia Rickey came into pinch run.
Scioscia was pleased he didn't pinch run for Mathis.
Jansen was brought in to pinch run for Howard and scored when Hamilton sent a 3-2 pitch from Ryan Burr up the middle for the eventual game-winning single.
Every Red Sox starter save for Pedroia had at least one hit, and Quintin Berry, who pinch run for Victorino, was 2 for 2.
He called for Wilson - who had already pitched eight innings and would come in for a ninth had the Cavaliers not scored - to pinch run.
After singling to center to score Angel Berroa, who had pinch run for Garciaparra, Jones wasn't colossally slumping anymore.
LaRoche went into the game to pinch run for Garciaparra, who had dropped his bat and backed away from the plate in pain after being plunked by Cardinals right-hander Kyle McClellan.
Jessica Skeffington led off with a walk, and Julia Barry came in to pinch run.
Little had said Friday, after an MRI revealed the muscle tear, that Garciaparra could pinch hit but would have to be pinch run for if he reached base.
I was a guy who could run, pinch run, spot start here and there, play defense for a couple innings.
After getting Mike Cameron to fly out to start the inning, Broxton gave up a single up the middle to catcher Josh Bard, and Padres manager Bruce Bochy immediately sent Greene to pinch run.