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  • n  (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
  • n  a liquid or semiliquid mixture, as of flour, eggs, and milk, used in cooking
  • v  strike against forcefully
  • v  strike violently and repeatedly
  • v  make a dent or impression in

  • In New Delhi, newspapers wrote of the "ill winds" battering the Prime Minister.
  • Williams devoted his life to winning the elemental battle between batter and pitcher.
  • It's like a batter stepping out of a batter's box against a great pitcher.
News & Articles

  • Co-ed softball league starting in Waynesville
    Batter up ladies and gentlemen. The Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department will offer a co-ed softball league this summer. There will be an organizational meeting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at the Waynesville Recreation Center.
    June 19, 2013 - Smoky Mountain News
  • Goldschmidt homer gives D-backs win over Marlins
    PHOENIX -- Paul Goldschmidt hit a walkoff home run off the batter's eye in dead center field to help the Diamondbacks break a four-game losing streak for a 3-2 victory over Miami on Tuesday.
    June 19, 2013 - The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports
  • Pitcher Safety Against Liners Still Issue for MLB
    Cleveland Indians reliever Vinnie Pestano has a recurring dream. A batter hits a line drive right back up the middle and it's screaming toward his head.
    June 19, 2013 - New York Times

  • Mike Reilly in USA Today
    That's the toughest thing for an umpire to read - intentional,Reilly said. "But we absolutely had a situation, we had a batter hit and then the retaliation, pitch up high. And we figured at that point that we should put a warning in to...
  • Mark Greatbatch in BBC Sport
    We felt we needed a cover top-order batter, rather than cover for our middle order,said New Zealand selector Mark Greatbatch.
  • Joe Blanton in Houston Chronicle
    From the first batter, it really set the tone. It allowed me to get comfortable,Blanton said.

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