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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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Two relievers completed a 3-hitter. Cooper finished a double shy of the cycle, and pulled a two-out inside fastball that was off the plate for a grand slam in the second inning against Miles Mikolas (4-7).
"We used to think the 3-hitter was your best hitter and your 4-guy was a cleanup hitter.
-- Chris Sale tossed a 3-hitter for his third career shutout, Jackie Bradley Jr.
Nelson's inside-the-park grand slam put Montini safely ahead 9-0, allowing starting pitcher Michael Koszewski to cruise to the 5-inning 3-hitter.
Bailitz (15-2), who has thrown all 35 innings of the Huskies' postseason, tossed a 3-hitter with 9 strikeouts.

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