walk-off

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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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La Pine 4, Pleasant Hill 3, 8 innings: Wyatt DeForest hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift the Hawks (23-3) over the Billies (13-9).
New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius reacts rounding the bases after his walk-off home run in the ninth inning to defeat the Texas Rangers 9-7 at Yankee Stadium.
The winning walk-off home run against Holy Name in a Guardians home victory.
Carved indelibly now into the collective memory of every Washington fan are two opposing moments: the euphoria of Jayson Werth on Thursday working a 13-pitch at bat that culminated in a walk-off home run, our $126 million outfielder soaring onto home plate in front of a delirious crowd; and an even louder crowd, anticipating the team's first National League Championship Series berth, falling silent on Friday as a 6-0 lead evaporated as the Cardinals rallied for four runs in the ninth inning.
Jayson Werth's walk-off home run Thursday was the third walk-off hit of the Division Series (and third in just 20 hours), tying 1981, 1995, 1997 and 2003 for most in a single year of Division Series.
Then, David Freese, the first batter for the Cardinals in the bottom of the 11th, took a 3-1 pitch from Mark Lowe over the center field fence for a walk-off home run.
The Rays looked down and out but wiped out a 7-0 deficit with six runs in the eighth and Dan Johnson s two-out homer in the ninth, before Evan Longoria s walk-off home run in the 12th sealed an unlikely 8-7 victory.
BOBBY Thomson, who hit the most famous walk-off home run in history - The Shot Heard 'Round the World - has died at the age of 86.
I have seen Bill Mazeroski's walk-off home run to win the Series many times since, but then I was in the third grade, listening to the game on the radio that my teacher had brought into the classroom.
Aldrich stepped up in his team's toughest games this season, hitting home runs in wins at South Carolina and at Clemson, including a 12th-inning walk-off home run against Coastal Carolina.
got to get over that late walk-off home run," LaVine said in the locker room.
Natalie Hampton hit a three-run walk-off home run to secure the program's first series win over UCLA.