power hitter


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power hitter

n. a batter in the game of baseball who can hit the ball great distances. Ted is a real power hitter. They’ll try to walk him.
See also: hitter, power
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Hoping to get Dhoni's wicket at some stage in the next two games, Doherty also said that he believes that his role is to try and tie down whoever is batting in the middle of the innings and stack as many dots up as he can, adding that bowling to Dhoni is a great challenge as the Indian batsman is one of the real power hitters in world cricket.
They laugh at the thought that a power hitter would be smart to lay down a drag-bunt now and then.
A good example is Reggie Jackson, one of the game's premier power hitters.
The Angels, who opened last season with a payroll of over $103 million, are so frustrated in their pursuit of a power hitter, they are apparently considering trading speedy utilityman Chone Figgins and potential ace Ervin Santana to the White Sox for third baseman Joe Crede and right-hander Freddy Garcia.
As another successful season of the Power Hitter Clinics and Competitions draws to a close, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is proud to have offered this thrilling opportunity to these talented boys and girls," said LADWP General Manager David.
Obviously, I'm not a power hitter at all,'' said Funk, who ranks 197th in tour driving, with a 270-yard average.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) and the Los Angeles Dodgers joined dozens of young baseball fans at the Seoul International Park for the final Power Hitter Clinic and Competition of the season.
194 at the time of his injury, but Tracy said Valentin's presence is needed in the lineup, if for no other reason than that Valentin is a veteran player and power hitter pitchers would respect.
What: The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) and the Los Angeles Dodgers are teaming up to host a Power Hitter Clinic and Competition at Montecito Heights Recreation Center.
She was a power hitter and a fixture in the middle of the order who consistently produced.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) and the Los Angeles Dodgers joined dozens of local children at the Montecito Heights Recreation Center for the Power Hitter Clinic and Competition, where young athletes were treated to a once-in-a-lifetime experience as they joined baseball pros Los Angeles Dodger pitcher Guillermo Mota and coach Manny Mota for tips on batting, running and catching.
The team also has discovered a power hitter in new starter Jessica Spigner, a freshman who's batting .
LADWP and Dodgers host hundreds of girls to Power Hitter (softball)
Dozens of local children had the experience of a lifetime today as they joined Los Angeles Dodger catcher David Ross, coach Manny Mota and the legendary Maury Wills on the baseball diamond for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's (LADWP) Power Hitter Clinic and Competition event held at the Rosecrans Recreation Center.
As a left-handed power hitter, Huff generates her power from her back (left) side.