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re·lief pitch·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reliever, relief pitcher, firemannoun

    a pitcher who does not start the game

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  1. relief pitchernoun

    A pitcher who enters the game after the starting pitcher or another relief pitcher is removed due to injury, ineffectiveness, ejection from the game or fatigue.

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  1. relief pitcher

    A relief pitcher is a baseball player who comes into the game to replace the starting pitcher or another relief pitcher. Their primary role is to maintain a lead, prevent further scoring, get the offensive team out as quickly as possible, or keep the game tied until their team can score again. This player typically enters the game when the starting pitcher is ineffective, fatigued, or injured.

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  1. Relief pitcher

    A relief pitcher or reliever is a baseball or softball pitcher who enters the game after the starting pitcher is removed due to injury, ineffectiveness, fatigue, ejection, or for other strategic reasons, such as being substituted by a pinch hitter. Relief pitchers are further divided informally into closers, set-up relief pitchers, middle relief pitchers, left-handed or right-handed specialists, and long relievers. A team's staff of relievers is normally referred to as a team's bullpen, which is the area where the relievers sit during games, and in which they "warm up" prior to entering the game.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of relief pitcher in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of relief pitcher in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


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