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Origin of strikeout
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Example sentences from the Web for strikeout
Daniel Hudson will forever have his place in Washington baseball history, because his strikeout of Michael Brantley ended with his glove tossed in the air and the 2019 World Series secured.Brad Hand’s arrival might end a Nationals tradition: The search for summer relief|Barry Svrluga|January 26, 2021|Washington Post
Every hit, every strikeout, every diving catch is remembered by thousands of people, those who watched or listened to it, those who witnessed it in person.
The Knicks have reached “dog bites man” status with their free agency strikeouts.NBA free agency winners and losers: A tough weekend for the Wizards and Knicks|Ben Golliver|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
The official end of the season, a strikeout by Dodgers lefty Julio Urías, did not change how it tried to handle the situation with Turner, the person said.MLB investigating after Justin Turner ‘refused to comply’ with officials during celebration|Dave Sheinin, Jesse Dougherty|October 28, 2020|Washington Post
As for pitching, Atlanta should have a quality rotation, though given his modest strikeout rate, it’s not clear if Mike Soroka can repeat his 2019 performance.The Dodgers Lead Our National League Predictions, But Don’t Count Out The Nats Or … Reds?|Travis Sawchik|July 22, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
He dominated hitters, posting the top numbers in ERA, strikeout-to-walk, and the batting average of opposing hitters.Up to Speed: The Red Sox and Cardinals World Series Showdown|William O’Connor|October 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for strikeout
Idioms and Phrases with strikeout
Cancel or erase, as in Strike out that last sentence, please. [Early 1500s]
Begin a course of action, set out energetically, as in Elaine was determined to strike out on her own. [Early 1700s]
Fail in an endeavor, as in His latest business venture has struck out. This usage originated in baseball, where it refers to a batter's failure to put the ball in play (Williams struck out three times in yesterday's game), as well as to a pitcher's success in eliminating a batter (Clemens struck him out again in the fourth inning). [Late 1800s]