high and tight
What Is The Definition Of High And Tight In Baseball?
1. This is a term used to describe a pitch that comes in high and in-close to a batter in baseball. A ball that is thrown in high and tight tends to be out of the strike zone.
At times, a pitcher may intentionally throw a ball in high and tight if the batter is crowding home plate, in order to command the inside part of home plate.
Examples Of How High And Tight Is Used In Commentary
1. Collins is brushed back with a pitch-in high and tight, making it a full-count.
Sports The Term Is Used
Also Known As:
1. Up and In