batter : Definition, Usages, News and More
- 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.