three-hitter


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Noun1.three-hitter - a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only 3 hitsthree-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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MARION -- Nehemiah Goodman pitched a complete game three-hitter with nine strikeouts as the Marion Junior High School baseball team edged Benton, 2-1, Tuesday at the Crisp Sports Complex.
After pitching a three-hitter and fanning out 14 in the previous game, Palma continued her impressive performance on the mound and stifled the Texas battters.
On Sunday he tossed a three-hitter over six innings to set up a 7-4 win over the Athletics.
Elmira 11, North Valley 0, 5 inns: Miranda Jensen pitched a three-hitter with 10 strikeouts and went 4-for-4 with a three-run home run to lead the Falcons.
Hamels pitched a three-hitter and Adrian Beltre hit a go-ahead homer as the Rangers beat the Angels 9-2 Sunday, eliminating Los Angeles from playoff contention.
1967 -- Bob Gibson pitched a three-hitter against the Boston Red Sox to give the St.
Caleb Schallawitz, a Fort Worth product, pitched a three-hitter in the title game.
Lefty Kazuyuki Hoashi pitched a three-hitter over eight strong innings before giving way to a shaky Seibu bullpen.
TED LILLY tossed a complete game three-hitter and struck out a career-high 13 batters to help the Toronto Blue Jays blank the Boston Red Sox 3-0.
Dean was brought up from Houston, Texas League, and pitched a three-hitter in a 3-1 Cardinal victory over the Pirates.
Aaron Sele tossed a three-hitter behind another impressive offensive effort as the Texas Rangers crushed the Chicago White Sox, 11-0, after a rain delay of more than two hours at Comiskey Park.
NASHVILLE -- Mariah Clark tossed a three-hitter as the Pinckneyville High School softball team beat Nashville, 13-2, Monday in an SIRR Mississippi Division contest.