catcher


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  • noun

Synonyms for catcher

(baseball) the person who plays the position of catcher

the position on a baseball team of the player who is stationed behind home plate and who catches the balls that the pitcher throws

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The Oyster Catcher is a social enterprise which trains and mentors its Chef Academy Cadets in its restaurant based in Rhosneigr.
In addition to its unmatched flexibility and extensive features for avoiding spelling mistakes, Spell Catcher offers a treasure trove of tools for enhancing the writing experience, whether it is personal, business or creative.
The catcher will frame the pitch by slightly turning his glove after the catch.
Ned Colletti sent back-up catcher Dioner Navarro (who was expendable with the surprise emergence of Russell Martin behind the plate), right-hander Jae Seo, and a ``to be named later'' minor-leaguer to Tampa Bay for left-handed starter Mark Hendrickson, catcher Toby Hall, and $1 million.
All nine catchers described hand pain during games, and several said that they had chronic pain in the hand that was frequently pounded by fastballs.
Under the agreement, Sky Catcher will use the DVB-RCS hub recently installed at Telenor's Southbury, Connecticut teleport to provide service for North America.
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Dodgers catcher Russell Martin (55) and second baseman Ramon Martinez are congratulated by teammates after scoring a pair of runs on a single by Rafael Furcal in the fourth inning.
In short, he realized that the ball had touched the ground when the catcher made his great pick-up of it.
A new study indicates that the best lie catchers display no awareness of their rare ability or the strategies they use to ferret out fabricators.
Feeds from one or more i Catcher clients are displayed together on the console PC, which typically runs one screen for feeds and a second for playback windows.
Irving Rodrigues, Avalon's President and CTO, explains, "We are very excited about adding CATCHER to our list of products and services.
I think it's great to see,'' manager Mike Scioscia said about selecting a catcher in the first round.
To make sure our pitchers aren't standing around waiting for a catcher, my assistant coach came up with what we call, "Pitchers' Duel.
That we are exhibiting in three booths with trusted partners such as Alion and L-3 is testimony to the versatility and effectiveness of our platform," explains Hal Turner, Chief Executive Officer, Catcher Holdings, Inc.