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- n. A person who can bat either as a right-hander or a left-hander.
- n. A person who engages in sex with persons both male and female.
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- n. a baseball player who can bat either right or left handed
- n. slang term for a bisexual person
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Chipper is already the only switch-hitter in baseball history to have a career batting average of at least .300 with at least 400 home runs.
The switch-hitter has struggled badly against right-handed pitching, hitting from the left side of the plate.
He allowed Berkman -- a switch-hitter whose performance from the right side has diminished considerably in recent years -- to bat against lefties in both the sixth and eighth innings.
Unless Richard turned out to be gay or a switch-hitter, it was likely he had been taken out by a woman, one with a very serious grudge.
Gardner, like Granderson a left-handed hitter, hit .291 against lefties last year, so his contributions could be crucial because switch-hitter Winn hit a career-low .158 against lefties in 2009, though he's at .280 for his career against them.
But under orders from the Mets, Beltran, a switch-hitter, only batted right-handed so he wouldn't put unnecessary strain on his left knee.
Navarro, at 25, is too young to give up on, especially because the switch-hitter hit .295 and made the All-Star team in 2008.
While I preferred the Bourgogne rouge, this is still a fun wine – as such, this switch-hitter is good for a relaxed evening of sipping but still a good choice in case any gulping neighbors drop by.
And on the subject, trivia fans love to ask, who was the last switch-hitter to win the American League MVP award?
The switch-hitter posted a pretty bad .265/.302/.374 line in 2010-but added a valuable 6.3 UZR/150.