switch-hitter


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a baseball player who can bat either right or left handed

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But Bradford switch-hitter Witter, who has long craved a domestic dust-up with the 27-year-old Mancunian, looks likely to get a shot at the flashy American first after being installed as the WBC's mandatory challenger.
Khan knows he can expect a decent test from the 28-year-old Thorpe, an awkward switch-hitter trained in the Brendan Ingle style before recently defecting to David Coldwell.
The switch-hitter from Sheffield picked up his eighth straight victory when he halted Alan Gilbert on last weekend's Bolton card, but the watching Lockett was unimpressed.
But he lost by a three-point margin - despite putting the slippery Sheffield switch-hitter down in both the second and fourth rounds.
Switch-hitter Hare responded to that setback by crushing Swansea's Jason Williams in two rounds at Bridgend earlier this month.
Sunderland's Michael Johnson smothered most things Stephen O'Driscoll threw at him in the penultimate bout but was outworked by the switch-hitter.
However, there is clearly some distortion in this procedure; being a switch-hitter is not the same as always batting from one side, because the switch-hitter chooses his batting side after seeing which pitcher he will face.
Reports coming out of the Tonks camp this week say that switch-hitter Quigley is looking razor sharp and ready to tackle Nottingham's Wood.
WARNING SHOTThe umpire lays down law CLEAN SWEEPPietersen gambles on his grip TAKE COVER Switch-hitter KP rattles keeper
The switch-hitter played all four infield positions last season and hit .
But 2004 Olympic bronze-medalist Dirrell (18-0, 13KOs), a skilful switch-hitter, is full of confidence heading into the first fight of a six-man tournament.
He's a switch-hitter who looks real good on the left side and the right side doesn't look like its up to the left one, but whose is when you are a switch-hitter?
But Bradford switch-hitter Witter looks likely to get a shot at the flashy American first after being installed as the WBC's mandatory challenger.
Carey was left fuming when the battled to a draw in their first fight, but had no complaints when he was outpointed by the slippery Sheffield switch-hitter at the Leofric Hotel last November.
The Pembroke Dock puncher, with nine wins and a controversial draw on his pro record, will be having his first outing of the new season, probably against Yorkshire switch-hitter Carl Baker.