knock (someone) out of the box(redirected from knock them out of the box)
knock (someone) out of the box
baseball To force an opposing pitcher to be taken out of the game for giving up too many hits. Primarily heard in US. The pitcher has had a stellar season so far, but this unbeaten team has knocked him out of the box not even halfway through the game.
knock out of the boxBaseball
To force the removal of (an opposing pitcher) by heavy hitting.