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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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Development drilling on Catcher North and Laverda would start in the middle of next year, with production following in early 2021.
The Italian is the big-race go-to jockey for so many, and only enhanced that reputation with a masterclass ride from the front for trainer John Gosden and owner Anthony Oppenheimer on board Star Catcher at the Curragh.
The Ribblesdale Stakes winner, who was put in yesterday's race at a cost of €40,000 on Tuesday, held the challenge of Royal Ascot runner-up Fleeting by half a length and afterwards trainer John Gosden praised Dettori, owner Anthony Oppenheimer and, not least, Star Catcher for providing him with his third Irish Oaks.
Sunday provided unfortunate examples of the perils of being a major league catcher. Hours after the Pittsburgh Pirates' Francisco Cervelli said he was giving up the position because of concussions, Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy had to be carted off the field following a violent home-plate collision.
'It's easy, time-saving and helps consumers to be thrifty,' were the positive comments received from consumers on the initiative taken by the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) in developing the 'Price Catcher' application.
But his uneventful days come to an abrupt end when he meets a Catcher named Madeleine, who has come to catch the dreams of young master Thomas.
The Miami Marlins and the Los Angeles Dodgers are reportedly still discussing a potential trade deal for catcher J.T.
O's catcher Caleb Joseph tagged Sanchez then headed for Stanton who ran beyond third base and to his left.
TULSA The Louisiana Public Service Commission has approved the proposed Wind Catcher Energy Connection project.<br />Wind Catcher Energy Connection is a wind farm and a dedicated power line that will bring electric power to American Electric Power customers in Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas and Oklahoma.
A video posted on social media early this morning (June 18), shows the head of a dragon boat suddenly snap off, tossing the flag catcher riding it into the river, just seconds after taking third place in a dragon boat race in New Taipei City.
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp and Texas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos were suspended for one game apiece by Major League Baseball on Friday because of a scuffle that followed a collision at home plate.
The pipe of the oyster catcher is a rarer sound these days
Global Energy Group (GEG), a Scotland-headquartered energy sector service provider, has played a key role, together with local businesses, in supporting Premier Oil reach first oil on the Catcher field in the North Sea.