the regular, scheduled succession of starting pitchers designated by a manager: a four-man pitching rotation in September.
- Also called rotation.
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How to use pitching rotation in a sentence
Since the all-star break, no starting pitching rotation has a better collective ERA from their pitchers than Toronto does.The Blue Jays are streaking towards the playoffs, which should terrify AL contenders | Neil Greenberg | September 10, 2021 | Washington Post
Clubs will have to go deeper into their starting pitching rotations, which will likely help some teams and hurt others.MLB Starting Pitchers Will Have Less Rest This Postseason | Travis Sawchik | September 29, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight