pitching change

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Noun1.pitching change - replacing a pitcher in baseball
replacement, replacing - the act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another; "replacing the star will not be easy"
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Cole scored on a single by DeLap, followed by another RBI double from Sarah Sheppler to make it 3-0, forcing a pitching change by Lebanon from starter Riley Johnson to Lauren Christie.
Girardi orchestrated a poignant departure for closing pitcher Mariano Rivera last year, sending Jeter and pitcher Andy Pettitte to the mound to execute the pitching change that let Rivera leave the field to an ovation from fans.
Manny, especially; (the Diamondbacks) made a pitching change (Monday night) and the bases were loaded.
Rick Reilly, commentating at the recent baseball game between San Francisco Giants and Colorado Rockies, later admitted he misidentified players and even failed to notice an entire pitching change.
Did Mueller hit three homers, or did he hit one home run from one side of the plate, and while he was batting from the other side of the plate, was there a pitching change after he already had a count?
Lester's uniform was hanging in his locker as the Boston clubhouse emptied on Tuesday night, and his personal belongings were all in place, but the spot seemed almost like a museum display after Farrell announced the pitching change.
By the time Vancouver (21-16) got the first out of the sixth inning, there had been seven Eugene batters, an error and wild pitch, four runs and a pitching change.
As he returned to the Dodgers' dugout following his only mid-inning pitching change, he received such a rousing ovation from an otherwise-hostile crowd that he felt compelled to wave his hand, then tip his cap.
Sparky then signals, like a coach making a pitching change, for a relief grater from his serving station.
Cody Smith was hit by a pitch two batters later, which resulted in a Barnstable pitching change.
After a pitching change, Michael Bass grounded into a game-ending double play.