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Synonyms for inning

a limited, often assigned period of activity, duty, or opportunity

Synonyms for inning

(baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat

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Meridian scored six runs in the fifth inning. The offensive onslaught was led by Renfro, Nailer, Smith, and Hanson, all sending runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
DETROIT -- Vince Velasquez pitched impressively into the sixth inning and Philadelphia beat Detroit to finish a quick two-game sweep.
He allowed three hits and one run over three innings, striking out six and walking zero.
The 25-inning affair, one of 17 games in MLB history to go 22 innings or more, is tied for second for the longest game by innings, matching a 1974 Mets-Cardinals contest.
Extra innings will begin with a runner on second base.
After pitching two scoreless innings, the left-hander allowed three runs in the third inning.
That was more than enough support for Ryu, who worked around a Wil Myers double in the sixth for another scoreless inning.
In the sixth inning, Galindo walked and went to third on a double by Kevonte Mitchell before scoring on a wild pitch.
The Sharks erupted for three runs in the seventh inning, in David Montiverdi's second inning.
The missed opportunity for Houston would be the last time the team would get a runner to third base until the 22nd inning. The Mets also would get a runner to third three times without scoring (in the 12th, 17th, and 19th innings).
Ripken set the all-time record on August 31, 1985, when he completed the first inning against the Mariners.
Daisuke Miura came within three outs of pitching a no-hitter and Yuki Yoshimura broke a scoreless tie with a two-run double in the sixth inning as the Yokohama DeNA BayStars beat the Hanshin Tigers 2-1 on Saturday.
Boston s starter John Lackey dueled the reigning American League Cy Young Award winner Felix Hernandez until the Red Sox scored five runs in the seventh inning to open a 7-1 lead.
Daisuke Kusano hit a tiebreaking two-run single and Norihiro Nakamura added a two-run double in the fifth inning, leading the Rakuten Eagles to a 6-3 win over the Seibu Lions on Wednesday.
Play is normal except that third base is out of play as I mentioned above, and each team gets five outs per inning. We play this way because we include everybody in the game.