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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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Glenn Sparkman pitched a 5-hitter for his first career complete game, Whit Merrifield and Hunter Dozier both had 3 hits including a home run, and the Kansas City Royals beat the White Sox 11-0 Tuesday night.
Nintendo however did not reveal how many shelled out $10 to get the complete game.
SHARJAH -- Captain Jason Holder has welcomed the improvement shown by his batsmen but said the West Indies were still searching for the "complete game" after going down to Pakistan by 59 runs in the second One-Day International.
Trevor Bennett tossed a complete game and struck out nine for Baker.
"We have to play a complete game. I mean we are playing Liverpool.
The Season Pass includes the first three complete game add-ons:
The last Red Sox lefty with that many strikeouts in a game was Maurice "Mickey'' McDermott, who fanned 15 Indians in a 16-inning complete game on July 28, 1951.
The common elements were the 20 strikeouts, zero walks, and the complete game. In 1998, Kerry Wood of the Cubs matched Clemens's 20-K effort--and surpassed him by posting an eye-popping 105 Game Score in the one-hit shutout.
Reina has hailed the performance of his replacement on Saturday, Brad Jones, who he feels had a "complete game".
He's thrown 16 innings of one-run ball, including a complete game shutout in Game Five of the ALCS.
Kentaro Nishimura threw his career first complete game and got plenty of run support from his teammates as the Yomiuri Giants beat the front-running Yakult Swallows 6-3 on Saturday afternoon.
They offer entertainment 5 days a week with a built-in stage for live music, a state of the art juke box sound system and 3 pool tables with a complete game room.
He is a massive talent, with a complete game and both an aggressive shot and a containing shot."
On Saturday, April 19, Bobby Mosebach hurled the first nine-inning complete game for the Arkansas Travelers since last July 11, beating the Northwest Arkansas Naturals 3-1.
Hiroyuki Kobayashi threw his second complete game of the season and Saburo Omura hit a tiebreaking solo homer as the Lotte Marines beat the Orix Buffaloes 5-1 on Monday.