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catcher

[′kach·ər]
(electronics)
Electrode in a velocity-modulated vacuum tube on which the spaced electron groups induce a signal; the output of the tube is taken from this element.
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Flippo, then a 23-year-old aspiring catcher in the Dodgers' farm system, spotted a guy named Todd Maulding and inquired about what exactly Maulding did for the team.
Meanwhile, the solid performance of younger brother and backup catcher Jose Molina raised the idea the Angels could spell Bengie more often.
Many catchers get their glove over late so that the velocity of the pitch will carry the mitt out of the strike zone as they catch the ball.
Roster move: Catcher Todd Hundley was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a lower-back injury that is related to the sciatic nerve, the largest nerve in the body.
Caution: The catcher should make certain not to: (1) place the mitt too close to the face, (2) place the elbows inside the legs, and (3) fully extend the arms.
He grew up admiring the Dodgers' Mike Scioscia and other major-league catchers of the time.
ARLINGTON, Texas - Catcher Bengie Molina did not hit a home run Monday, so his home run total remains at 0.
Josh Paul will make the club as the third catcher, and outfielder Jeff DaVanon likely will get the final spot on the bench, though Zach Sorensen is a possibility because of his ability to bunt, run the bases well and play all four infield positions.
Sure, I want my catchers to hit, but they come to the plate only four times a game while the opponents step up to the plate 21 times a game in a seven-inning contest and 27 times in a nine-inning affair.
Catchers can use the sidelines to work on blocking pitches in the dirt, taking throws and tagging a runner, and other catching skills that can be done in small areas.
Among the catchers Aidem will be competing with for playing time is another Foothill League product, junior Josh LaGrotta from Canyon.
Jason Phillips is one of two catchers on the Dodgers' roster after Dioner Navarro was optioned.