bottom of the inning

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Noun1.bottom of the inning - the second half of an inning; while the home team is at bat
inning, frame - (baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat
bout, round, turn - (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive
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Nick Oddo roped a two-run single in the seventh to give Schaumburg a 6-2 edge, but Windy City scored three times to pull within 6-5 in the bottom of the inning. The ThunderBolts twice stranded the tying run in scoring position against Darrell Thompson.
The Puerto Ricans, who needed a 5-4 win against a team from Youngstown, Ohio, in the morning to qualify for the final, tried to pull even after getting their only hit in the bottom of the inning.
Boise added three runs off Ryan in the bottom of the inning when Linkous singled and McLaughlin walked.
The Blue Jays countered with a run in the bottom of the inning on Troy Tulowitzki's one-out double.
In the bottom of the inning, Grady/O'Connell's took a lead it would not relinquish.
Detroit won with a two runs in the 12th after Delmon Young doubled in Miguel Cabrera, and Andy Dirks singled to score Peralta, and the Yankees failed to respond in the bottom of the inning.
The Reds finally scored in the ninth, knocking three consecutive hits off Brewers closer John Axford and taking a 2-0 lead into the bottom of the inning.
But the Dutch hit back in the bottom of the inning on Tuesday, as Kingsdale redeemed himself dropping a bloop single into right to score Sidney de Jong for the tying run then raced home scoring the winner when Dominican first baseman Willie Aybar fumbled Yurendell de Caster's liner to right.
In the second inning, Joliet used a leadoff hit batter as well as a throwing error on a stolen base to help score an additional run on a sacrifice fly by Winningham and make the score 3-1, but again in the bottom of the inning, the Miners got that run back, as Jarrod Watkins scored Arturo Nieto from second base on a two-out infield single up the middle.
Hillsboro trailed 5-1 in the fifth inning before scoring four runs in the bottom of the inning to tie it at 5.
Kurtis White hit a solo homer in lead of the bottom of the inning to put the Dirt Dawgs back on top, and he added a two-run shot in the fourth to make it 6-3.
Kwon hit a two-run double in the first inning that scored Rafael Narea and Aremis Ademan to give the Ems a 2-0 lead, but the Volcanoes teed off on Ems starter Enrique De Los Rios in the bottom of the inning, getting an RBI single from Juan Rodriguez and a two-run double by Ryan Kirby to key a five-run first.