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strikeout in Baseball topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstrikeoutstrike‧out /ˈstraɪkaʊt/ noun [countable]  DSBin baseball, an occasion when the batter is not allowed to try to hit the ball anymore, because he has three strikes
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strikeoutHollandsworth has six hits and 11 strikeouts in 27 at-bats.His 21 errors were a tad high but not nearly as worrisome as his 127 strikeouts.Instead, Vaughn began by going 5-for-54 with 17 strikeouts, including an 0-for-27 spell.Perhaps the most agreed upon, and at the same time least understood, symbol is K for a strikeout.Does he need a home run so bad that he should risk the high probability of a strikeout?The letter S was not available for strikeout, having already been assigned to sacrifice.Eckersley got a popup and two strikeouts in the ninth after Jermaine Dye led off with a double.