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Pitch is the dramatic and inspirational story of a young pitcher who becomes the first woman to play Major League Baseball. A beautiful, tough and gifted athlete, GINNY BAKER is vaulted into instant fame when she's called up by the San Diego Padres to make her Major League debut.Like any rookie, Ginny must prove herself to her teammates. Foremost among them is MIKE LAWSON, the team's ruggedly handsome star catcher. There's instant chemistry between them, although neither dares admit it. After all, Mike is captain of the team and a few of his players don't even want Ginny on the field. One of the players watching Ginny's back is center fielder BLIP SANDERS, an old friend from the minor leagues and his wife EVELYN.Guiding her is her agent/confidante, AMELIA SLATER. Amelia saw Ginny's star potential early on and left her previous job as a Hollywood publicist to concentrate on the young phenom, bringing along her young assistant ELIOT.Although groomed for this moment by her demanding father, BILL BAKER, the end of Ginny's improbable journey is the beginning of an almost impossible one: representing her gender as she embarks on a successful baseball career under the glare of the white-hot media spotlight.The team's manager, AL LUONGO, and general manager, OSCAR ARGUELLA, bicker over whether Ginny's presence on the field is in the team's best interests.Playing in the major leagues is a goal hard enough for anyone to achieve - except this player is also a woman, who happens to be the most important historical figure in sports since Jackie Robinson. This season, Ginny Baker will be the other woman trying to break into one of the oldest, most exclusive men's clubs in the country.
A beautiful, tough and gifted athlete, Ginny Baker is vaulted into instant fame when she's called up by the San Diego Padres to make her Major League debut. All eyes are on her as she is the top news story of the day, making history as the first woman to pitch…and play in the Major Leagues.
Ginny attempts to fit in with the team, in spite of a sexist comment Al made about her years ago resurfacing. Meanwhile, Mike comes to terms with the mortality of his career and the end of his marriage, and Blip deals with fallout from Evelyn defending him to the media.
The Padres are hyped up to play the Cardinals, whose pitcher broke Tommy's finger in an altercation, but Ginny is rattled when she spots her ex-boyfriend, Trevor, on the team. Meanwhile, Al calls on an old friend to help save his job.
Mike suffers an injury that could affect his spot in the MLB All-Star Game. Meanwhile Ginny struggles to find a balance between her baseball career and her personal life and members of the Padres are blindsided when Oscar signs Livan Duarte (Christian Ochoa), a superstar catcher from Cuba.
The Padres are on pins and needles as rumors swirl around the team potentially trading Blip. Meanwhile, Oscar tries to navigate working with Charlie Graham (Kevin Connolly), the interim Padres President of Operations and Mike tries to smooth things over with Amelia.
Upon signing a huge deal with Nike, Ginny feels an overwhelming sense of pressure, which leads to a night of rebellion and a mandatory session with a therapist.
Tensions fly when Livan Duarte is brought up to catch against San Francisco and Mike is moved to first base. Meanwhile Amelia and Oscar work together to combat the latest scandal involving Ginny.
A rain delay at Petco Park causes the team to hold Kangaroo Court in the clubhouse in order to pass the time. Meanwhile, per Oscar's suggestion, Mike mulls over the option of trading to a new team, and an unexpected visit from Ginny's brother, Will (guest star BJ Britt), causes friction with Amelia.
Mike becomes the biggest news story in the MLB when rumors start about him waiving his no-trade clause. Meanwhile, Evelyn and Will (guest star BJ Britt) go in on a business venture together, but Amelia is concerned that it relies too heavily on Ginny's fame.
Ross warns the Padres that Ginny is dangerously close to her pitching limit, but management is reluctant to end her season. Meanwhile, Amelia confronts Will about money that has gone missing from the restaurant fund.
Ali Larter(Amelia Slater)
Mark Consuelos(Oscar Arguella)
Michael Beach(Bill Baker)
Meagan Holder(Evelyn Sanders)
Mark-Paul Gosselaar(Mike Lawson)
Dan Lauria(Al Luongo)
Bob Balaban(Frank Reid)
Mo NcRae(Blip Sanders)
Kylie Bunbury(Ginny Baker)
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