Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INNING

Eliot, removing his cage at the end of the inning, looked for Springer and found him.

Your great pup-pitcher, Newbert, was batted out in the fifth inning.

And the game was won by the pitcher who had taken Springer's place in the fifth inning.

The sixth inning was over before Springer reached the Oakdale bench.

But the first inning had ended one to nothing in Camden's favor.

At the end of the eighth inning the score stood two to one in favor of Camden.

"Rexter will bat for you, Willard," said Manager Watson, when the inning was over.

Joe was hit once that half of the inning, and no runs came in.

The Cardinals were two runs to the good when the inning ended.

But the Cardinals did not get their run that inning, nor the next nor the next nor next.