Definition of Starting pitcher

1. Noun. (baseball) a pitcher who starts in a baseball game.

Category relationships: Baseball, Baseball Game
Generic synonyms: Hurler, Pitcher, Twirler, Starter



Definition of Starting pitcher

1. Noun. (baseball) A pitcher who is usually used to start a game; a member of a team's rotation. Compare relief pitcher. ¹

2. Noun. (baseball) A pitcher who is recorded to begin the game. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Starting Pitcher

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starthistles
starthroat
starthroats
starting
starting berth
starting block
starting buffer
starting five
starting fives
starting gate
starting gun
starting handle
starting line
starting motor
starting pitcher (current term)
starting pitchers
starting point
starting points
starting post
starting signal
starting stalls
starting time
starting up
startingly
startings
startish
startle
startle reaction
startle reflex

Literary usage of Starting pitcher

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1. Read & Understand Celebrating Diversity Grades 1-2 by Jill Norris (2000)
"Page 52 pitch—to throw the ball for a batter to hit starting pitcher—the player who is pitching at the beginning of a game rookie—a first-year player 1. ..."

2. Baseball Goes to War by William B. Mead (1998)
"The Athletics' top pitcher, Phil Marchildon, and another starting pitcher, Dick Fowler, had entered the armed forces of Canada, their native country. ..."

3. Baseball Goes to War by William B. Mead (1998)
"... and another starting pitcher, Dick Fowler, had entered the armed forces of Canada, their native country. The Cardinals lost two of their fine ..."

4. Read & Understand Celebrating Diversity Grades 3-4 by Martha Cheney (2000)
"He wasn't their starting pitcher at first. He had to practice hard and prove himself. This hard work paid off. He earned a spot on the Japanese Olympic ..."

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