switch-hitter


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switch-hitter

1. n. a ballplayer who bats either right-handed or left-handed. (Baseball.) I’m not a switch-hitter. In fact, I can hardly hit the ball at all.
2. n. a bisexual person. (From sense 1) Bart finally decided he was a switch-hitter and asked Brad for a date since Mary was busy.
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A switch-hitter always takes the advantageous side, batting left-handed against a right-handed pitcher and right-handed against a left-handed pitcher.
Stepping things up in the second, the switch-hitter began to let both hands go, confusing Williams with obscure angles and firing in sharp left hooks and right uppercuts.
The Kirkby switch-hitter was meant to be fighting Ashley Mayall this evening but the Oldham man was stopped in a fight earlier this month.
The switch-hitter ranked in the top 10 in the NL in homers (tied for ninth), walks (fourth with 92), slugging percentage (fifth at .
Froch, 32, took the fight to the elusive switch-hitter, who reddened the champ's nose with his counter punches.
Third baseman Tony Abreu, a switch-hitter who moved down to eighth to make room for Pierre, was hitting .
Canadian switch-hitter Syd Vanderpool won on last weekend's big Las Vegas show, battering Demetrius Jenkins - beaten by Clinton Woods in Sheffield last month - to defeat in nine rounds.
He may fancy himself as a boxer but when he gets in the ring with a switch-hitter and someone who is as slick as James Hare, he'll find that boxing just isn't going to work for him," declared Aston.
And the tricky switch-hitter says his Stateside debut is lined for early October with a second fight in the pipeline before he returns to Merseyside.
It's been a long time," the 26-year-old switch-hitter said.
The Bradford switch-hitter knows this is his last hope of being world champion and he has already had to put up with a three-week postponement to the fight.
When you're a switch-hitter, it's like you're always struggling from one side or the other.
The 30-year-old switch-hitter from Ozark, Alabama - he's known as `The Bama Slammer' - has stopped 18 of his 25 victims and has lost only twice.
The Kirkby switch-hitter cruised to a 60-54 points win and there looks plenty still to come from the stylish 22-year-old.
Lowrie, 26, can play all four infield positions and is a switch-hitter with some power.