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Payoff Pitch: A pitch thrown with a full count.
Pitching Wedge: (also 'wedge, p, pw, w' and more) a lofted short iron (usually next in chronological order after the 9 iron and somewhere between 47° and 52°)
Pitchout: When a pitch is thrown wide of the strike zone on purpose. A catcher will signal for a pitchout if they think that a runner is trying to steal.
Pitching Rotation: The order in which the starting pitchers take turns starting games, usually with three or four days rest between starts.
Pitching Niblick: Archaic term for an 8 iron
Pitcher: The fielder designated to pitch the ball to the batter.
Pitchers Best Friend: A double play.
Pitchfork: (also 'divot repair tool, ballmark repair tool') a small (usually) two-pronged fork-like tool used mainly for repairing the putting surface
Quick Return Pitch: An illegal pitch, made with obvious intent to catch the batter off balance.
Reduction Certificate (Payoff Statement): The document signed by a lender indicating the amount required to pay a loan balance in full and satisfy the debt, used in the settlement process to protect both the sellers and the buyers interests.
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Penetration: When the ball is dribbled or passed inside the defensive area toward the basket.