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set-up pitcher

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set-up pitcher

noun phrase

A relief pitcher who usually works fairly late in the game and prepares the situation for another relief pitcher known as a ''closer'' (1980s+ Baseball)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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