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Synonyms for four-hitter

a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 4 hits


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Harrisburg 2, Creswell 1: Brittany Ensley threw a four-hitter, gave up an unearned run, struck out 15 and drove in a run to lead the Billies (10-3, 3-1).
Worcester Academy 8, Suffield 0: Melina Economos hurled a four-hitter and was 2 for 4 with a double and RBI single to spark the visiting Hilltoppers (6-2).
Downes pitched a four-hitter for the Billies (21-5, 13-2 Mountain Valley), who nailed down a berth in the Class 3A playoffs, and Lexi Smith had two hits.
South Eugene 7, Roseburg 2: Sam Menegat tossed a four-hitter, struck out seven and walked one to lead the Axemen to the victory over the Indians.
And in the Dead Ball Era, the Giants' Christy Mathewson set the standard against the Philadelphia Athletics with three shutouts: a four-hitter in the opener, another four-hitter on two days' rest in Game 3 and a five-hitter on two days' rest in the clinching Game 5.
"I wanted to see if the four-hitter could do it," Jakubowski said.
1996 -- Roger Clemens equaled his own major league record, fanning 20 batters and pitching a four-hitter to lead Boston over the Detroit Tigers 4-0.
North Eugene 7, Hood River Valley 4; North Eugene 6, Hillsboro 4: Teresa Sorensen went 4-for-4 and drove in two runs and also pitched a four-hitter, striking out 13, to lead the Highlanders past the Eagles at the Medford Tournament.
Meanwhile, pitcher Jon Aubin was on target all game, firing a four-hitter and striking out 11 in 6⅓ innings.
Karissa Hovinga picked up the win, pitching a four-hitter in 4 1/3 innings.
Matt Lamoureux tossed a four-hitter and struck out five and walked two for Ronnie's (23-10).
Karissa Hovinga (4-0) pitched a four-hitter with one run to earn the win, and ace Cheridan Hawkins picked up the save.
Starter Kayleigh Coffey pitched to eight batters in the first inning but finished with a four-hitter.
In eliminating the Stars, the Challengers got a come-through start from right-hander Justin Guldager, who pitched a complete-game four-hitter. Leading 2-0, the Challengers scored seven runs in the fourth, sending 13 batters to the plate with six hits.
Shrewsbury 5, Sturbridge 2: Steve D'Agostino pitched a four-hitter in the opener and Kevin Quinlivan had a two-run double and scored a run to spark a three-run third inning in the second game as visiting Shrewsbury (11-4) swept a doubleheader at Tantasqua Regional.