pinch hitter

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Synonyms for pinch hitter

one that takes the place of another

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Two outs later, Eric Lincoln walked and pinch hitter Brian O'Rourke singled to right to load the bases, but Silva struck out pinch hitter Jake Dacri to end the inning.
No youngster takes swing after swing in the back yard, telling his father he dreams of being a big league pinch hitter.
Kiko Calero came on to strike out pinch hitter Tim Salmon, but gave up a walk to Casey Kotchman.
Bengie Molina, pinch hitter Robb Quinlan and Chone Figgins each singled to load the bases with two outs.
Pinch hitter Jeff DaVanon led off with a walk against Yankees reliever Scott Proctor, who was replaced by Buddy Groom.
458 (11 for 24) as a pinch hitter, with three home runs, two walks and 13 RBI.
545 (6 for 11) as a pinch hitter, and leaves light-hitting Oscar Robles as Tracy's only left-handed option.
With runners on first and second and two outs, Selden struck out pinch hitter Kortney Bell to end the game.
Although UCLA had several options to choose a pinch hitter, coach Sue Enquist went with Peterson, who had earned a reputation among her teammates as a hard-working, passionate player.
After Closser's single in the fourth, Lima allowed two singles in the fifth but then retired seven consecutive hitters before leaving for a pinch hitter in the seventh.