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English definition of “pitch”


verb [I/T] (THROW BASEBALL)   /pɪtʃ/
(in baseball) to throw a baseball toward a player from the opposing team who tries to hit it with a baseball bat
(Definition of pitch verb (THROW BASEBALL) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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