A guy is explaining some unwritten rules in baseball. At about 7'50″ into the video, the guy says

If a pitcher gets pulled they should stay in the dugout at least until the end of that inning.

What does "gets pulled" mean there?

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It means to remove the pitcher from the game mid-inning, typically because of ineffectiveness. So you normally don't use it for a specialist one hitter pitcher (pre-2020). See also "yank the pitcher".

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