- the batting turn of a player or team
- the runs scored during such a turn
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How to use innings in a sentence
Once again he could throw his fastball for strikes with impunity--for six or seven innings at least.
In his career, he's walked home many runs, but in more than thirty-eight hundred innings, Palmer has never given up a grand slam.
Tanaka then settled into a groove, pitching shut-out ball for the next five innings, fanning eight as the Yankees won 7-3.Masahiro Tanaka Is the Yankees' $155M Lethal Weapon and Strikeout Machine|Allen Barra|May 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By 14, he was a bartender whose heroes were the softball players who raced into the bar for a beer between innings.The Stacks: John Schulian’s Classic Profile of Newspaper Columnist Mike Royko|John Schulian|January 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One year he struck out 262 men in 170 innings, walked as many, and finished 7–15.Earl Weaver, Baseball’s Brilliant Antagonist, Dies|Tim Marchman|January 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I did not tell him that the total score of my innings was "one."
The first innings in single wicket must be determined by chance.The Book of Sports:|William Martin
It's my innings now, gov'nor, and as soon as I catches hold o' this 'ere Trotter, I'll have a good 'un.'The Pickwick Papers|Charles Dickens
You showed good form in the first innings, and it was a very unlucky ball that settled you so soon.Dr. Jolliffe's Boys|Lewis Hough
Hicks was good for four or five innings, but he was unable to keep up the strain through an entire game.Frank Merriwell's Races|Burt L. Standish