Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.three-hitter - a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only 3 hitsthree-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!"
References in periodicals archive ?
1967 -- Bob Gibson pitched a three-hitter against the Boston Red Sox to give the St.
Zach Eyster threw a three-hitter to lead the Eugene Challengers to an 8-3 victory over the Medford Mustangs in the opening game of an American Legion Area 4 baseball doubleheader on Sunday at Swede Johnson Stadium.
Chih-Hsien Chiang hit a tiebreaking home run to lead off the seventh inning and three JetHawks pitchers combined on a three-hitter Sunday in a 4-2 California League victory against host Bakersfield.
TED LILLY tossed a complete game three-hitter and struck out a career-high 13 batters to help the Toronto Blue Jays blank the Boston Red Sox 3-0.
Leominster 7, Wachusett 3: Brendan Cole struck out 13 in a three-hitter, Steven Drury drove in two runs and scored three times, Brett Corliss had two RBIs and Matt Russell scored and drove in a run as visiting Leominster (17-3) beat Wachusett.
Oakridge 5, Crow 0: Jake Boyd and Blake Ritz combined on a three-hitter and Boyd went 2-for-2, including a home run and two RBIs, to lift the Warriors over the Cougars.
15 Pepperdine 4, Fresno State 0: Barry Enright threw a three-hitter to lead the Waves (8-3).
For openers, he struck out 16 while throwing a three-hitter to beat Quaboag Regional, 4-0.
Kory Alexander tossed a three-hitter and Grant Knowles was 3-for-4 with three RBIs to lead host Santiam Christian to an 8-0 victory Tuesday over Harrisburg in the PacWest baseball opener for both teams.
O'Connor came on strong in May, hurling a nine-inning three-hitter in the Central Mass.
South Medford 1, South Eugene 0; South Medford 8, South Eugene 0: Jessica Mondale threw a three-hitter with nine strikeouts in the opener and Dominique Newman threw a two-hitter in the second game for the visiting Panthers.
Rudebusch pitched a three-hitter with 10 strikeouts in Thousand Oaks' 8-0 victory over Southwest representative Louisiana in the semifinals of Little League's 18-and-under tournament in Easley, S.