center fielder


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center fielder

n. Baseball
The player who defends center field.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.center fielder - the person who plays center fieldcenter fielder - the person who plays center field  
outfielder - (baseball) a person who plays in the outfield
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I can't believe Yankees center fielder Curtis Granderson didn't win a Gold Glove this year and Royals outfielder Alex Gordon did.
But Cameron, who turns 37 tomorrow, won three Gold Gloves as a center fielder.
Center fielder Tetsuya Matsumoto, who joined the team in 2007 in the draft for prospects, was honored for the first time along with right fielder Yoshiyuki Kamei.
Third baseman Chase d'Arnaud went 3 for 4 with two RBIs for the Waves, and center fielder Adrian Ortiz extended his team-high hitting streak to 10 games.
Another coach stands behind second base and hits baseballs into the gaps between the center fielder and right and left fielders.
A versatile center fielder, solid on defense and offense, has always been a highly-prized player in the majors.
Left-hander Tim Collins allowed one run on three hits and struck out 11, while center fielder Joe Petry added two singles for Main South.
Although Dodgers manager Grady Little remains tight-lipped on whether the newly signed Juan Pierre will bat first or second, one of the greatest leadoff hitters in the game's history said Monday that the fleet center fielder would be a perfect fit at the top.
For example, on a pop-up between the left fielder and center fielder, it really doesn't make sense for the catcher to start yelling at the top of his voice for Tom, Dick, or Harry to make the catch.
The fleet center fielder, whom the Dodgers signed to a five-year, $44 million contract in November, said he has no preference between batting first or second.
Left Fielder and Center Fielder field ground balls (hit by a coach) and throw to a cutoff man (SS) or through to 3rd base.

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