In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in baseball)receptor masculinereceptora femininecatcher feminine
- He is one of the best defensive catchers in baseball, but he has had hitting problems, especially against left-handers.
- If he had such catchers to help him, he might, by now, have taken 600 Test wickets himself.
- A wild pitch is when the catcher misses it - if a man is on base he can easily steal a base, maybe two.
- He swings and misses a third strike on a pitch that bounces at the catcher's feet and rolls behind him.
- Actually the bowler and catcher do tend to meet up after getting a wicket and congratulate each other.
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