Example sentences for: innings

How can you use “innings” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Commentators complained of the Series' sloppy play but applauded the epic Game 7, in which the Marlins, down to the last two outs of their season, eked out the tying run and won in extra innings.

  • Everybody “speaks” cricket, though, with its innings, wickets, and boundaries present in every dialect.

  • Boston pitcher Pedro Martinez threw six no-hit innings in the final game against Cleveland to make the Red Sox only the fourth team ever to overcome a two-game deficit in the playoffs' first round.

  • Anyone who has ever spent any length of time in the field for any minimal amount of innings in the game of baseball, or along the bench in the dugout next to the baseball field--and that now includes my daughter Jessica and those like her who insist on playing hardball rather than what is still designated “ girls' softball”--has heard that unique baseball language designed to get the goat of the opposition and/or to encourage the players on your own side.


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