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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PINCH HITTER

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.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PINCH HITTER

delegate

nounrepresentative, often governmental
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