Brushback

Meaning

Pitch that almost hits the hitter

A baseball term for a pitch thrown near the hitter; often done on purpose by the pitcher in order to get the hitter to stop crowding the plate and back off.

Example

"Whoa, Sandoval got a brushback there and is not too pleased by it."

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Last Updated: April 1, 2015

Brushback definition

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