pitch out

[pitch out] {v.} 1. To deliberately throw a pitch outside of thehome plate in baseball so that the batter cannot hit the ball and thecatcher can make a quick throw.

The catcher wanted the pitcher topitch out and see if they could catch the runner stealing.

2. To tossthe ball easily to a football back.

The quarterback faked to thefullback and pitched out to the halfback going wide.