pinch runner


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pinch runner

n. Baseball
A substitute base runner.
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When it comes to his K-12 education record, he's the pinch runner who finds himself on third base and thinks he hit a triple.
Key play: Paul Eshleman drove in pinch runner Dylan Gavin for game-winning run in the eighth inning.
Saugus' Victoria Kemp, an Arizona recruit, got to Taylor in the fourth for a double -- the game's lone extra-base hit -- and Claire Donyanavard knocked in Kemp's pinch runner.
Coaches didn't know whether to put in a pinch hitter or a pinch runner for us and often tried to do both.
One is the two-volume 1973 work entitled Kozui wa waga tamashii ni oyobi (The Flood Unto My Soul), and the other is The Pinch Runner Memorandum, first published in 1976 as Pinchi ra'na chosho.
After Gaedel walked, he was replaced by a pinch runner at first base, ending his baseball career.
After Garciaparra singled and left for a pinch runner, and Rockies starter Aaron Cook (9-15) gave way to reliever Manny Corpas, Jeff Kent doubled home Lofton for a 6-4 lead that effectively sealed the 100th career victory for Dodgers right- hander Derek Lowe (16-8).
Pinch runner Mike Lovewell took Cordio's place and scored two at-bats later when Brett Corliss pulled off a successful squeeze down the first base line.
Rivera had to leave the game and was replaced by pinch runner Erick Aybar, but Rivera is expected to be available today.
Shortstop Emily Hanson then took center stage for the Rams, driving home pinch runner Danielle Donnelly with a tiebreaking run in the last of the seventh to help Shepherd Hill gain a 6-5 victory.
With Ortiz looking toward the dugout wondering about a pinch runner, he stayed put on second and Sizemore came up.
Mired in both offensive and defensive slumps, Figgins didn't enter the game until the seventh inning as a pinch runner for Robb Quinlan.