English version

catcher in Baseball topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcatchercatch‧er /ˈkætʃə $ -ər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DSBin baseball, the player behind the batter, who catches missed ballspitcher
Examples from the Corpus
catcherThe left-hander was excused for personal business when the rest of the pitchers and catchers reported last Friday.But my attitude is the same as when I changed positions from catcher to second base.There are two teams and each one chooses a good catcher who will then stand on one of the benches.Mole catchers were employed by some canal companies because of the problems which the animal could cause.The monkey hesitates, turns back and is grabbed by the catchers.Watch any game in a crucial situation and you will see the catcher peering into his dugout before calling each pitch.The rest of the team try to throw the ball to their catcher and if they succeed they get a point.