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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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In a deal with Tampa Bay, the Dodgers acquired lefty starter Mark Hendrickson, catcher Toby Hall and $1 million in cash in exchange for catcher Dioner Navarro, pitcher Jae Seo and future considerations.
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.
But, there's still no better catcher, according to Torborg, "in blocking balls in the dirt, taking throws from the outfield, blocking the plate on runners, keeping base runners honest, and handling the pitching staff.
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.
However, he surprised scouts recently when he tried out for the Area Code Games as a catcher and turned in an impressive performance.
To make sure our pitchers aren't standing around waiting for a catcher, my assistant coach came up with what we call, "Pitchers' Duel.
Worm Catcher is a fully-automated attack detection and tracking tool that was distributed in 14 countries at the time of Nimda.
I think it's great to see,'' manager Mike Scioscia said about selecting a catcher in the first round.
05 (c) which reads, "A batter is out when a third strike is not caught by the catcher when first base is occupied before two are out.
MANY BASEBALL gurus believe that defense is the key to winning baseball and that it all starts with the spine up the middle--centerfield, shortstop, second baseman, and catcher.
and then going 1 for 19 in six games at Triple-A Las Vegas, veteran catcher Pat Borders told Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti on Thursday night that he was retiring.
When you have a catcher like Steve O'Neill, you don't care if he hits a lick," declared Fohl, who wasn't distressed even when his receiver declined to .
A pitch gets away from the catcher and while she is scrambling to find the ball, a runner crosses the plate.