In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in baseball)batear de emergencia
- The Red Sox were losing 6-3 in the bottom of the eighth inning when I pinch-hit for Roger Moret.
- Jackson, who had been sitting out with a hamstring pull, actually did make an appearance in the game when he pinch-hit for Dick Green.
- Why didn't he pinch-hit for Dent, the weakest link in the Yankee batting order?
- Bob Bartum then pinch-hit for center fielder Don Landrum and hit a sacrifice fly to bring home the winning run.
- In a game against Baltimore last week, Manuel pinch-hit for Anderson after the Orioles brought in a lefthander.
2EEUU coloquial(act as substitute)to pinch-hit for sb — sustituir a algn
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