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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of platoon.


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  • "I think they've kind of platooned in the middle of the order all year, and it's worked for them.

    Baseball America

  • OSU platooned Dan Herron, Maurice Wells and Brandon Saine in the backfield, with ho-hum results.

    Gauging the opponent: Ohio State needs healthy Wells

  • Dixon platooned as if he were coaching a football team, and none of the Americans was playing much longer than 20 minutes in any game.


  • He's finally healthy, and he hits left-handers well enough to keep from being platooned.

    MLB Fantasy: American League lineups

  • The right-handed hitting Werth has platooned most of the season with Geoff Jenkins in right field.

  • The rundown: After more than a decade of being platooned with Brad Friedel and complaining about it, Keller is the undisputed

  • Harbaugh platooned two quarterbacks to run his steady offense, and the Cardinal defense made it look easy to shut down Tedford's talented collection of playmakers.

  • With Shawn Estes coming into the rotation, does this mean Justin Germano is now platooned to middle relief?

    IGD: Padres @ Cubs (12 May 08)

  • Gonzalez platooned with Aaron Miles in 2005, but he also played shortstop, third, first and in the outfield, committing only four errors. - Orioles' Roberts is second to none

  • Actually, in the 1999 Confederations Cup we platooned our team and we played with two different squads. - News conference gives Arena stage


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