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complete game

In baseball, a game in which one pitcher pitches all nine innings. (A starting pitcher is typically replaced with a relief pitcher after several innings.) If Smith can keep pitching through the ninth inning, he can add a complete game to his resume!
See also: game
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The whole week, coach Pellum harped on having a complete game on defense," senior defensive end DeForest Buckner said.
If one assumes, for the sake of argument, that each of Lyons' 245 game-starting wins was a complete game, then the remaining (approximately) 111 complete games were game-starting losses.
His top sports thrill came in an 11-4 win over Leominster when he drove in five runs with a grand slam, double and single, and allowed only three earned runs while pitching a complete game.
Junior right-hander Robert Stock (Agoura High) threw his first complete game Sunday as the USC baseball team defeated host Arizona 7-3.
Satoru Kanemura pitched his first complete game of the season with a three-hit shutout and got home run support from Atsunori Inaba on Wednesday as the Nippon Ham Fighters blanked the Orix Buffaloes 4-0 to win their ninth straight game -- their longest winning streak in 42 years.
Our new DVD on Demand service gives fans a way to own the complete game and relive their favorite moments while the excitement of the Series still lingers in the air.
Due to the change In pitching philosophy and the emergence of strong relief pitching, hurling a complete game is a lost art in the major leagues.
Junior right-hander Alex Keudell allowed one run on four hits and struck out a career-high 11 in the first nine-inning complete game of his career, leading the Oregon baseball team to a 6-1 nonleague victory over the University of San Francisco at Oakland's Laney Field on Wednesday.
Even so, it seemed like complete games would never go away, then along came pitch counts, rotator cuffs, Dennis Eckersley and $60 million contracts and here in 2010, the good, old complete game is an endangered species.
He went 7 2/3 against Washington State, giving up two runs and then topped the performance with the first complete game of his career against Oregon State in the Bruins' regular-season finale to earn Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week honors.
The NL took six years to settle into the 10 complete game minimum; I have outlined the criteria for the first five years below.
On September 28, 1930, the last day of the season, thirty-five-year-old home run king Babe Ruth and twenty-year-old rookie Dizzy Dean, making his major league debut, pitched complete game victories.
FLORENCE - Travis Iverson threw a six-hit complete game and Eddie Crow drove in four runs for the Three Rivers Casino Sandblasters in their 13-1 Area 3 Legion baseball win over the Springfield Quality Financial Group Titans on Tuesday.
Staff ace Jessie Dunn (Antelope Valley High) pitched a complete game in defeat against Wyoming.
In addition to the 15 to 20 minute full game recaps available for each 2006 Playoffs game, during The Finals, fans will also be able to purchase complete game replays of every Finals game the day after they air on ABC.