I was picked because I'm pretty good with the stick—a sort of pinch hitter.
McRae was no longer content to use Joe simply as a pinch hitter.
No clubs would be clamoring for his services as a pinch hitter.
Don't be afraid to put me in as a pinch hitter for this organization.
I may need you later, Joe, he said as he arranged to send in a pinch hitter at a critical moment.
One to cover the mound and the other to use as a pinch hitter or play him in the outfield.
On the days he isnt pitching, Ill use him as a pinch hitter, as I did to-day.
In their experience it was usually a pitcher who was taken out to make room for a pinch hitter.
A pinch hitter was up next, and amid a breathless silence he was watched.
With the score five to seven against them, Roxley put in a pinch hitter by the name of Bixby.