lefthander lefthander

Definition(s):

  • (n) a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand

Usage(s):

  1. A lefthander with a sizzling backhand and an impressive overhead.
  2. The easygoing lefthander from Puerto Rico had control trouble with his blazing fast ball, was sent to Wichita to broaden his line of pitches.

News

  1. Astros’ bullpen keeps Brewers in check while bats rally

    Although Carlos Pena received much of the accolades Thursday afternoon because of his walk-off three-run home run in the 10th inning, the Astros wouldn’t have defeated the Brewers 7-4 without another impressive performance from the bullpen. Lefthander Wesley Wright (one inning), righthander Jose Cisnero (1 2/3 innings), Jose Veras (one inning) and Hector Ambriz (one inning) combined for 4 2/3 ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Houston Chronicle

  2. BASEBALL: New Lothrop’s Steinborn second-team All-Stater

    NEW LOTHROP — Sophomore lefthander Grant Steinborn of New Lothrop has been named to the Second Team Division 4 All State squad by the Michigan Baseball Coaches Association of Michigan.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Argus-Press

  3. Despite loss, Astros starting pitching continues to shine; Porter ordered Castro’s steal attempt

    Astros lefthander Erik Bedard pitched a season-high 7 1/3 innings while holding the Brewers to four hits and one run with a season high-tying eight strikeouts. The outing was Bedard’s longest since he pitched for the Mariners against the Padres on May 20, 2011. Bedard wanted to go out for the eighth, so Bo Porter sent him out. Unfortunately for him, he issued a leadoff walk to Josh Prince. Logan ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Houston Chronicle

Quotes

  1. "Lately, it's either do or die," Hawpe said. "It's either get a hit off a lefthander, righthander or a guy who kicks it up there. You've got to do it now or you're going to be home watching games on TV."
    on Sep 30, 2007 By: Brad Hawpe Source: SportingNews.com

  2. "Guardado gets out lefties and righthanders," Mariners general manager Bill Bavasi said. "It was very important to us to have a quality, veteran lefthander in our bullpen and Eddie fills that bill exactly. He's also another guy with the...
    on Dec 10, 2003 By: Bill Bavasi Source: Channel4000.com

  3. "It was very strange," said Fogarty, who still held on to second on the grid with a qualifying lap of 1:19.951 (100.771 mph). "That has never happened to us before. I went around the lefthander at the top of the Corkscrew and I was under...
    on May 16, 2008 By: Jon Fogarty Source: Motorsport.com

Word of the Day
ennui ennui
/ɛ ˈnu i /