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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The Autofill Pitcher operates through a magnetic sensing system.
With feet perpendicular to home plate, the pitcher lifts his front knee.
Acquired pitcher Wes Littleton from the Rangers for a player to be named or cash.
Specifically, the height, number of pitchers and number of phyllodia of the pitcher plants were assessed to determine whether these traits might be associated with trends in herbivory.
The hitter would be looking for a pitch to drive into the gaps or over the fence, and would probably take the pitcher deep into the count looking for that one pitch, that one mistake, that each hitter gets in an average at bat.
It's easier if you can get into a rhythm,'' says Girardi, ``and Greg's a rhythm pitcher.
Empty the 5 gallon pitcher into the 3 gallon pitcher, leaving 2 gallons.
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.
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.
Imagine opening the refrigerator door to find a constantly full pitcher of ice-cold water ready to drink.
Traded pitcher Jon Garland to the Angels for shortstop Orlando Cabrera and cash considerations.
Minnesota Twins pitcher Johan Santana is making a case for it just like Pedro Martinez did with the Boston Red Sox in 1999.
When applied to pitching it enables the pitcher to release the ball closer to the hitter, thus increasing his velocity.