One year he struck out 262 men in 170 innings, walked as many, and finished 7–15.
Once again he could throw his fastball for strikes with impunity--for six or seven innings at least.
In his career, he's walked home many runs, but in more than thirty-eight hundred innings, Palmer has never given up a grand slam.
Tanaka then settled into a groove, pitching shut-out ball for the next five innings, fanning eight as the Yankees won 7-3.
She felt exceedingly bitter toward Eugene, and was rejoicing that at last she was beginning to have her innings.
It's your work alone that has prevented us from scoring in either of these innings.
His last over in that first innings of the Inimitables, however, was the crowning point in his victorious career.
You can't expect to have all the innings your side, Miss Nell.
Within a few minutes the innings victory would be won or lost.
When the ice-fields cleared off Neolithic man had his innings.
Old English innung "a taking in, a putting in," gerundive of innian "get within, put or bring in," from inn (adv.) "in" (see in). Meaning "a team's turn in a game" first recorded 1735, usually plural in cricket, singular in baseball.
[fr baseball; the British term, fr cricket, is always innings and is found by 1836]