reliever

[ ri-lee-ver ]
/ rɪˈli vər /

noun

a person or thing that relieves.
Baseball. relief pitcher.

Origin of reliever

First recorded in 1475–85; see origin at relieve, -er1
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reliever
/ (rɪˈliːvə) /

noun

baseball another name for relief pitcher
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