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For a few innings the Anniston team couldn't figure him out.
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For and few
For the occasion on which everyone already knows everyone else and the host wishes them to meet one or a few honored newcomers, then the `` open house '' system is advantageous because the honored guests are fixed connective points and the drifting guests make and break connections at the door.
For decades it was the most popular dish served in the Ladies' Grill at breakfast, and it is one of the few old Palace dishes that still survive.
For a few details of the system the lines are 1-1/4'' '' X-Tru-Coat, a product of Republic Steel Corp., and all lines are welded.
For example, probably very few people know that the word `` visrhanik '' that is bantered about so much today stems from the verb `` bouanahsha '': to salivate.
For a few giddy months that coincided with one of Moscow's smiling moods, he was the sensation of Washington.
For new galaxies to be created, Professor Bondi declares, it would only be necessary for a single hydrogen atom to be created in an area the size of your living room once every few million years.
For the first few months of their marriage she had tried to be nice about Gunny, going out with him to watch this pearl without price stamp imperiously around in her stall.
" Swift extends the metaphor to get in a few jibes at England ’ s mistreatment of Ireland, noting that " For this kind of commodity will not bear exportation, and flesh being of too tender a consistence, to admit a long continuance in salt, although perhaps I could name a country, which would be glad to eat up our whole nation without it.
For the last few years, however, no permits have been issued for collecting abalone ( perlemoen ), but commercial harvesting still continues as does illegal collection by syndicates.
For the next few years, Newton was raised by his emotionally distant stepmother while his father was at sea, and spent some time at a boarding school where he was mistreated.
For example, Alfonso halted his army in pious respect before the birthplace of a Latin writer, carried Livy or Caesar on his campaigns with him, and his panegyrist Panormita even stated that the king was cured of an illness when a few pages of Quintus Curtius Rufus ' history of Alexander the Great were read to him.
For socket numbers, a few well-known numbers were reserved for special purposes specific to the AppleTalk protocol itself.
For the young composer there would be few, if any, new compositional commissions to receive from the court.
For example, cold weather crops like rye, oats, wheat, and apples are expected to decline by about 15 % in the next fifty years and strawberries will drop as much as 32 % simply because of projected climate changes of a few degrees.
For the first few decades of indirect fire, the firing data were often calculated by the observer who then adjusted the fall of shot onto the target.
For example, the broch ' villages ' which occur at a few places in Orkney have no parallel in the Western Isles.
For decades the generations of few remaining sighthounds were regarded as hunting-suited, when showing enough attacking initiative for fox hunting.
For a few years, this group of animals was regarded as a subfamily, called the Callitrichinae, of the family Cebidae.
For a few recent years, marmosets, tamarins, and lion tamarins were placed as a subfamily ( Callitrichinae ) in Cebidae, while moving other genera from Cebidae into the families Aotidae, Pitheciidae and Atelidae.
For a few illustrative examples: German speakers use " Wasserstoff " ( water substance ) for " hydrogen ", " Sauerstoff " ( acid substance ) for " oxygen " and " Stickstoff " ( smothering substance ) for " nitrogen ", while English and some romance languages use " sodium " for " natrium " and " potassium " for " kalium ", and the French, Italians, Greeks, Portuguese and Poles prefer " azote / azot / azoto " ( from roots meaning " no life ") for " nitrogen ".
For example, a scene may be improved by cutting a few frames out of an actor's pause ; a brief view of a listener can help conceal the break.
For example, a perfect crystal of diamond would only contain carbon atoms, but a real crystal might perhaps contain a few boron atoms as well.
For and innings
For instance, Jim Devlin in 1876 pitched 66 complete games ( 662 innings pitched ) with a 1. 56 ERA but managed to record only five shutouts.
For nineteen consecutive years, from 1891 through 1909, Cy Young was in his leagues ' top ten for innings pitched ; in fourteen of the seasons, he was in the top five.
For the Astros, Clemens was the losing pitcher in game 7 of the 2004 NLCS against the St. Louis Cardinals, allowing 4 runs in 6 innings of work although he pitched well, he tired in the sixth inning surrendering all four runs.
** For the remainder of the innings there may be no more than five fielders standing outside the fielding circle.
* For the remainder of the innings, the fielding team may have at most five fieldsmen outside the thirty-yard circle.
For Game 3 of the 2006 American League Division Series between the Tigers and New York Yankees, he provided guest commentary on ESPN's telecast for two innings, called an inning of play-by-play on the Tigers ' radio flagship WXYT, and guested for an inning on ESPN Radio.
For the season, McGraw went 8 – 6 with a 1. 70 ERA, giving up just 71 hits in 106 innings pitched, and setting a Mets record with 27 saves that lasted until 1984.
For example, during the England — New Zealand Test Match at Lord's in 1986, England's specialist keeper, Bruce French was injured during England's first innings.
For example, the great West Indies pace bowler Malcolm Marshall sometimes produced a good innings, but not often enough for him to be considered an all-rounder.
Wisden observed that " For concentration and control, Hutton's innings ... scarcely could have been excelled.
For example, the second batting partnership in the first innings might score 5 runs whilst the second partnership in the second innings scores 10-the latter would be deemed to have won the skin.
For example sometimes commentators say such as " There were seven boundaries and three sixes in the innings.
: For example – in a single-innings match, if Team A bat first and make 200 runs, then Team B make 201 after losing four wickets out of ten, Team B is said to have won by six wickets, regardless of how many batsmen Team A lost during their innings.
: For example – if Team A bat first and make 200 runs in their first innings, Team B make 300 runs in their first innings, and Team A only make 95 runs in their second innings, Team B is said to have won by an innings and five runs.
For the year, Kim struck out 111 hitters in just 70. 2 innings pitched ( 14. 14 per nine innings ), including 11 out of 12 batters over five games, and twice struck out eight consecutive batters.