extra innings

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n extra innings overtime play until one team is ahead at the end of an inning; e.g. baseball
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Usage

In literature:

Nevertheless, had not Berry lost his head and forgotten that two were out, the game would have gone into extra innings.
"Rival Pitchers of Oakdale" by Morgan Scott
In cases where the game is tied after nine innings, extra ones are played, the umpire "calling" a game when it becomes too dark to play.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
Both pitchers were doing as well or better than in the start, and it looked as though extra innings would be the rule.
"Jack Winters' Baseball Team" by Mark Overton
The season was one of surprises in the many sharply and extra-inning contests.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 5" by Various
It was a very hot day, and those extra three innings in the box knocked me out.
"Pitching in a Pinch" by Christy Mathewson
The tie still persisted in the ninth, and the game went into extra innings.
"Bert Wilson's Fadeaway Ball" by J. W. Duffield
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In news:

Pirates force extra innings , but lose in 10th.
Braves fall to Nationals in extra innings .
Parsippany-Troy East eliminated by Petaluma, Calif, 5-4 in extra innings .
At long last, Astros get a victory in extra innings .
Jamestown rallied late to erase a two-run deficit, but Lowell scored first in extra innings to earn a 3-2 victory over the Jammers Friday at Diethrick Park.
Marys tops Celina in extra innings .
Free State baseball walks off with win in extra innings .
Extra inning affairs haven't exactly been kind to the Mississippi State Bulldogs in 2012, having won just once in five attempts.
Rogers knocks off top-ranked Puyallup in extra innings .
Lady Lions post three wins, Manila boys lose in extra innings .
The softball team (5-7, 0-0 Ivy) showed a flair for the dramatic on Wednesday afternoon, going to extra innings in both legs of a doubleheader that it split with Marist (8-15).
They had also won 16 extra-inning games.
After becoming the first player ever to hit three home runs at Petco Park in San Diego, Brewers slugger Ryan Braun discussed his historic night with me on Brewers Extra Innings.
They waited 18 innings to win on Tuesday and they'd wait as long as it took to win their 15th consecutive extra-innings game on Wednesday.
Giants Sweep Tigers With 4-3 Extra- Inning Win.
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In science:

This would seem to be one of each, so short of going into extra innings we must simply tackle the problem from the other end, the Initial Mass Function itself.
Astrophysics in 2006
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