pinch hitter

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Young improved to 3-for-8 with four RBI as a pinch hitter this season and 7-for-21 (.
Pinch hitter Nick Toedt led off the Phillips seventh with a walk off Tyler Faille, then Zach Prendiville bunted for a hit.
The Rockies will use him primarily as a pinch hitter and to spell Todd Helton occasionally at first base.
Hansen, the Mariners' engaging, easygoing clubhouse sage, is a left-handed pinch hitter, the person who--along with his frequent foe, the left-handed relief specialist--often claims the smallest share of a box score.