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re·lief pitch·er

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  1. relief pitchernoun

    Synonyms:
    reliever

  2. relief pitchernoun

    A pitcher who enters the game after the starting pitcher or another relief pitcher is removed due to injury, ineffectiveness, ejection from the game or fatigue.

    Synonyms:
    reliever

Princeton's WordNet

  1. reliever, relief pitcher, firemannoun

    a pitcher who does not start the game

    Synonyms:
    fire fighter, substitute, allayer, fireman, stoker, reliever, backup, firefighter, relief, backup man, comforter, fire-eater, stand-in, fill-in

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