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noun as in baseball pitcher

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For a club to field three or more starting pitchers who it had drafted in a single class is rare.

Remarkably, lefty pitchers make it to the big leagues about three times as frequently as righties, given their share of the general population.

However, seeing two of the best power hitters of their generation tee off on opposing pitchers has to be a welcome sight for a team that had visions of this back when Stanton and Judge were first united.

The most strikeouts any pitcher has managed in that time frame since 2015 was Corey Kluber, who fanned 127 batters in 98 innings over 13 starts in 2017.

Emerging homegrown ace Luis Castillo, one of the top strikeout pitchers in the game, was joined last year by Sonny Gray and Trevor Bauer to form a potential quality rotation.

You meant to chase every glass of wine with a pitcher of H2O, but the holiday cheer somehow steered you off course.

The more I become dissipated, ill, a broken pitcher, the more I too become a creative artist in that great revival of art.

A pitcher's life is one day of deliberate self-injury, followed by three days of healing, then a fresh injury.

I grew up in a house that had butter on the table and a pitcher of sweet tea in the fridge.

Sitting in that plastic pitcher, she said, the water seemed to sparkle.

"Here's a white pitcher, Jess," Violet called, holding up a perfect specimen with a tiny chip in its nose.

"Because I thought a pitcher wouldn't hold lemonade enough," said Willy.

“My last activity shall be for the birds,” she smiled, as she came back with the pitcher.

But there was no food upon the table, nor anything else except a pitcher of water, a bundle of weeds and a handful of pebbles.

There were sweet potatoes, fleecy biscuits, a jug of sorghum, and a pitcher of sweet milk.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pitcher, such as: amphora, bottle, canteen, carafe, container, and crock.

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