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Noun1.five-hitter - a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 5 hitsfive-hitter - a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 5 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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Arrambide continued her playoff dominance, tossing a complete game five-hitter to lead the Saints to a 3-2 victory at the EastSide Centre.
North Douglas 8, Irrigon 1: Morgan Heuer went 2-for-3 and hit a three-run home run, and Kalli Frieze went 3-for-4 and tossed a five-hitter to lead the Warriors to the victory over the Pirates.
Kenley Jansen pitched the ninth for the save, completing a five-hitter.
Wachusett 4, North Middlesex 0: Senior Connor Gill tossed a five-hitter and classmate Jordan Teevens hit a two-run, inside-the-park homer in the first inning to boost the No.
Keisaku Itokazu (3-5) pitched a five-hitter in his second career complete game and retired the last 10 batters he faced.
Werth and Howard put the icing on the cake with a pair of two-run blasts in the eighth as Blanton and the formidable Phillies bullpen combined on a five-hitter.
At Green Stadium Kobe, 10th-year right-hander Hisashi Ogura (2-1) combined with two relievers on a five-hitter and set the pace through the first six innings as the Orix BlueWave scraped past the Daiei Hawks 2-1 for a season-high fifth straight victory.
Amir Garrett and Jared Hughes combined for four outs and Raisel Iglesias pitched the ninth for his 27th save in 31 chances, completing a five-hitter.
Cade Bates pitched a five-hitter and struck out five.
After opening with a five-hit shutout, he pitched a five-hitter and allowed one run on three days' rest to win Game 4.
At Yokohama Stadium, Ken Kadokura and three relievers combined on a five-hitter as Yokohama rallied to beat Yakult.
Kei Igawa pitched a five-hitter and struck out 10 in his first complete-game shutout of the season as the Hanshin Tigers blanked the Hiroshima Carp 7-0 in the Central League on Friday.