pinch hitter

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2) The Dodgers' Wilson Betemit claps his hands as he rounds first base after hitting a three-run, pinch-hit homer.
Then came the sixth, and after trimming the lead to 4-3 on a ground out by Cesar Izturis, Drew was called on to pinch-hit.
Now the Angels will head to San Francisco and Arizona, where a relied-upon contributor sits and waits for a late-inning pinch-hit chance.
Olmedo Saenz capped the inning with a pinch-hit sacrifice fly off Alan Embree.