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What Is The Definition Of Strikeout The Side In Baseball?
1. This is a term used to describe when a pitcher makes all three outs in an inning by striking out all three batters. The strikeouts do not necessarily have to come in consecutive order. When a pitcher strikes out all three batters in order, that is referred to as striking out the side in order.
Examples Of How Strikeout The Side Is Used In Commentary
1. With a runner on second, Smith throws a cutter low and away for a called third strike, striking out the side and ending the inning by himself.
Also Known As:
1. Striking Out The Side