pitcher


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an open vessel with a handle and a spout for pouring

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the quantity contained in a pitcher

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(botany) a leaf that that is modified in such a way as to resemble a pitcher or ewer

the position on a baseball team of the player who throws the ball for a batter to try to hit

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There was a self-possessed young lady connected with these accessories; and Pitcher was there to construe her.
Lady from the Stenographer's Agency to see about the position," said Pitcher.
Pitcher seized a moment to remark to the bookkeeper that the "old man" seemed to get more absent-minded and forgetful every day of the world.
Yes, ma'am; I will, ma'am," she stammered, righting the pitcher, and turning hastily.
Oliver got up; walked across the room; and stooped for an instant to raise the pitcher.
Some washed, the young lads bathed in the stream, others made a place comfortable for a rest, untied their sacks of bread, and uncovered the pitchers of rye-beer.
Gradgrind, for the general behoof of all the little pitchers.
Imagine opening the refrigerator door to find a constantly full pitcher of ice-cold water ready to drink.
With proper mechanics, a pitcher maximizes his performance and minimizes his risk of injury," says Glenn Fleisig, research director at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Alabama.
If a pitcher sees well, a pitcher will perform better.
First, he would be extremely selective at the plate, trying to drive Sheets' pitch count up right from the first pitch--believing that if he could make a great pitcher throw lots of pitches early, the A's would be facing the bullpen (and a weaker pitcher) earlier in the game.
It's easier if you can get into a rhythm,'' says Girardi, ``and Greg's a rhythm pitcher.
Even if it were the case that every instance of a pitcher being hit by a pitch was retribution, [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE I OMITTED] only one in 50 times would a pitcher be punished for hitting an opposing batsmen.
What is exciting is watching a manager handle what used to be the classic baseball situation: What does he do late in a close game, with two outs, runners on second and third, and the pitcher coming to bat?
Each "DHL Presents the Major League Baseball Delivery Man of the Month Award" winner will be selected by a special Major League Baseball "yellow-ribbon" panel that includes Hall of Fame pitcher Dennis Eckersley; Jerome Holtzman, Official MLB Historian and a member of the Writer's Wing of the Hall of Fame; Rick Sutcliffe, 1984 NL Cy Young Award winner, ESPN and MLB International broadcaster; and Bob Watson, Vice President, On-Field Operations, Major League Baseball.