verb (inf=to rough up the bullpen, roughs up the bullpen, roughing up the bullpen, roughed up the bullpen, roughed up the bullpen)
|rough up the bullpen||
- (context, baseball) In baseball, the act of the offensive team being able to easily hit pitching by the starting and relief pitchers of the opposing team, despite the types of pitches thrown or the skill of the pitchers.
- The strong baseball team really roughed up the bullpen in their 34-0 rout against their foes; the coach used nine relievers and they still couldn't get anybody out.
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