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walk-off

(wôk′ôf′, -ŏf′)
adj. Baseball
Relating to or being a hit or play that causes enough runs to be scored to end the game: a walk-off home run; a walk-off walk.

[Because the teams walk off the field after the end of the game.]
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The Kane County Cougars (38-35, 3-1) blew a three run ninth-inning lead and lost, 7-6, on Justin Jones' tenth inning walk-off homer for the Burlington Bees (40-34, 1-3).
Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had a banana skin thrown at him by a Tottenham supporter in the north London derby at the Emirates Stadium in December.A friendly between AC Milan and Italian lower division club Pro Patria was abandoned after players walked off because of racist chants in 2013.Milan's Kevin-Prince Boateng sparked the walk-off by picking up the match-ball midway through the first half and kicking it into the crowd.
This might not be a problem for most low-energy OPCPA systems where the pump laser sources are diffraction-limited or in a type 0 ([e.sub.p] [right arrow] [e.sub.s] + [e.sub.i]) quasi-phase-matching OPA process without spatial walk-off between interacting waves [22,23].
NYT Syndicate When Justin Turner smacked the game-winning home run for the Los Angeles Dodgersrecently, announcers, sports writers, bloggers and fans all called it the same thing: a"walk-off." Unknown as recently as the 1970s and 1980s, the term"walk-off" for a game-ending hit has become as comfortable a part of the baseball lexicon as"balls" and"strikes." And it's spreading.
I know there have been All-Star games that ended with walk-off hits, but was there ever a Midsummer Classic that was decided by a walk-off home run?
The audience wasn't upset by the walk-off. In fact, they gave the stars a standing ovation.
Tenders are invited for Industrial Walk-off Floor Mats.
ITALIAN fourth division side Pro Patria have been ordered to play one match behind closed doors as punishment for racist chanting which prompted AC Milan's Kevin-Prince Boateng to lead a player walk-off last week.
"Thanks to Budweiser, each walk-off will mean one scholarship for a deserving military family," said Major Dan Rooney, president and founder of the Folds of Honor Foundation.
Hamdan Al Kamali and Al Shehi converted from the spot, but the ensuing chaos almost resulted in the Indian team staging a walk-off in protest at referee Banjar Mohammad Al Dosari's whistle-happy ways.
A Fall spokeswoman offered no explanation for the walk-off but said Smith had problems with his voice before the tour.
The firm will pay out after any India walk-off or a refusal by the tourists to take to the field.