Translation of pinch-hit in Spanish:

pinch-hit

batear de emergencia, v.

Pronunciation ///ˈpɪntʃ ˈˌhɪt/

intransitive verbpinch-hitting

  • 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.
  • 2US informal

    (act as substitute)
    to pinch-hit for sb sustituir a algn