Definition of brush someone back in English:

brush someone back

phrasal verb

Baseball
informal
  • (of a pitcher) force a batter to step back to avoid being hit by a ball pitched close to the body.

    • ‘Baseball is all about pitching inside and trying to brush the batter back off the plate.’
    • ‘And on top of that, the pitcher would think twice about trying to brush the batter back off the plate.’
    • ‘I would have brushed him back off the plate a couple of times.’