switch-hit

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switch-hit ‎(third-person singular simple present switch-hits, present participle switch-hitting, simple past and past participle switch-hit)

  1. (baseball, softball) To bat both left and right-handed.
    His ability to switch-hit left the manager with a tough decision whether to bring in a left-handed or a right-handed relief pitcher.
  2. (cricket) To face the bowler with a left or right-handed batting stance, and then switch to the opposite stance as the ball is bowled.

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switch-hit ‎(plural switch-hits)

  1. (cricket) An instance of switch-hitting.

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