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In the first season I became interested in baseball, 1958, there was much ado about Dave Philley breaking the record for seven straight pinch hits held by Peanuts Lowrey in 1952.
When Guidry's turn to bat came up in the bottom of the inning, Martin sent Oscar Gamble to pinch hit for him.
and struck out seven before Maddon pinch hit for him in the fifth.
Overall, the left-hander allowed 5 hits, walked three and struck out seven before Maddon pinch hit for him in the fifth.
McDonald pinch hit for Josh Reddick with Varitek on second in the eighth.
La Stella made it a fruitful layover, tying the team record with his 20th pinch hit of the season.
Alex Cora had just two plate appearances before Lowrie pinch hit for him in the sixth.
Cubs: Utility player Ian Happ pinch hit in the seventh inning, his first appearance since exiting Saturday's loss to San Francisco with right shoulder soreness after making a diving stop.
Joe Dube pinch hit the game-winning RBI single for Millbury (4-5), lining a curve to shallow right that scored Ryan McNamara with no outs in the top of the seventh.
With the way Skip runs the bench, there's always going to be guys getting in there -- substituted, double switched or pinch hit, whatever it is.
Francona said an extra catcher will give the team flexibility to pinch run or pinch hit for their backstops.