Origin of wild pitch
Words nearby wild pitch
How to use wild pitch in a sentence
There were wild pitches and fielding errors, and when the Sox won it was — at least for us fans — like the end of a great movie, where you hope they’re going to win but you don’t know if they can pull it off.The best $130 I ever spent: A Major League Baseball TV pass|Alissa Wilkinson|May 31, 2021|Vox
In the sixth, Turner led off with an infield single but was stranded after reaching second on a wild pitch.Max Scherzer’s Nationals sputter, lose Hall of Fame pitching matchup to Clayton Kershaw’s Dodgers|Jesse Dougherty|April 12, 2021|Washington Post
The sequence after the wild pitch was cutter, sinker, cutter, cutter, with the last one clipping the low-and-outside corner as Arenado swung through it.Erick Fedde used his cutter to pitch his way out of trouble. That’s progress.|Jesse Dougherty|March 3, 2021|Washington Post
He has wild swings between trying not to care about Lana and the baby, and being completely obsessed by it.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The sound of birds, quail, even doe, make a wild grid of noise.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Exactly when the transition to modern domestic creature took place, for a bird that is wild to this day, is controversial.The History of the Chicken: How This Humble Bird Saved Humanity|William O’Connor|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is wild that something that would seem to be so scandalous would just disappear from the press.Inside the Lifetime Whitney Houston Movie’s Lesbian Lover Storyline|Kevin Fallon|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Everyone who saw Beasts of the Southern Wild knows Wallis is a unique talent, but still, no one saw this coming.The Golden Globes Sobers Up (Sort Of): Years of Ridicule and Bribery Rumors Scares HFPA Straight|Marlow Stern|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Practise gliding in the form of inflection, or slide, from one extreme of pitch to another.
What the ear hears is the fundamental pitch only; the overtones harmonize with the primary or fundamental tone, and enrich it.
It will be remembered that pitch depends upon the rapidity of the sound waves or vibrations.
They are so rich in harmony, so weird, so wild, that when you hear them you are like a sea-weed cast upon the bosom of the ocean.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
The medium pitch expresses warmth, emotion, and the heart qualities.
Other Idioms and Phrases with wild pitch
A careless statement or action, as in Calling comic books great literature—that's a wild pitch. This term comes from baseball, where it signifies a pitched ball so far off target that the catcher misses it, enabling a base runner to advance. [Mid-1900s]