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The common term for a pitcher and catcher is "battery."

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Q: What is a pitcher and a catcher in baseball?
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In baseball does the pitcher follow the instructions of the catcher?

No, in baseball the pitcher does not follow the instructions of the catcher.

What does a pitcher throw to a catcher?

A baseball

In baseball what is the battery?

The battery in baseball terms is the pitcher and the catcher.

What is the player in baseball that signals to the pitcher called?


Why do they call the pitcher and catcher in baseball the battery?

Because like a battery they are the ones that make everything go. Every play in baseball starts with the pitcher (pitching the ball) and the catcher (giving signs and directing the defense) -- If you dont have the pitcher and catcher, you cant play baseball.. kind of like if a car doesnt have a battery it cant go anywhere

What is the job of the catcher on a baseball team?

the job of a catcher in a baseball game is to catch the ball when the pitcher pitches the ball across the plate.

When a pitcher tosses a baseball to the catcher across home plate what is the projectile?


When a pitcher tosses a baseball to the catcher across the home plate what is the projectile?


Can a catcher in baseball move while the pitcher is in his windup?

yes he can

How far away is the pitcher from the catcher?

Baseball fields from high school on up have the pitcher's rubber located 60 feet 6 inches from home plate. The catcher lines up a couple feet behind the plate, so the pitcher and catcher are about 63 feet apart.

What is a catcher in baseball?

As the name suggests, the catcher catches the balls thrown by the pitcher and prevents baserunners from stealing bases.

What two baseball players make up the battery?

The Pitcher and the Catcher

What is a battery in baseball terms?

"The battery" refers to a team's pitcher and catcher.

What player throws the baseball toward the catcher from an elevated mound?

The pitcher.

In high school baseball box scores what are batteries and the number in paretheses mean?

A pitcher and catcher are called a 'battery'. A number in parenthesis next to a player's name would mean the inning the pitcher/catcher came into the game. The starting pitcher and catcher do not have a number in parenthesis next to their names.

Name of person who throws a baseball?

A pitcher throws a baseball to the catcher while the batter trys to hit it.

How far is the pitcher from the catcher in10 year olds baseball?

Little League Baseball Field measurements from the Pitcher's Rubber to Home Plate is 46 feet.

Are pitcher and catcher practices of official baseball teams open to the public?


Where does the pitcher try to throw the ball?

The pitcher in baseball trys to throw the ball to the back catcher who is behind the home plate.

In baseball when a batter strikeouts who gets credit for the out The pitcher or catcher?

The catcher since (s)he needs to control the ball in order for the out to be recorded.

How far is the pitcher from the catcher in major league baseball?

60 feet 6 inches

In baseball do the pitcher and catcher form?

I think you are asking what they form. If that is what you want to know, they are called "The Battery," because they work together to try and get the batter out. The catcher makes hand signals for the pitcher to see telling him what type of pitch to throw. The pitcher will either nod or shake his head to let the catcher know if that is the pitch he wants to deliver or not.

Why do baseball players put white out on their nails?

A catcher will put whiteout on his fingernails when the pitcher is having trouble seeing the signs the catcher is giving for what pitch to throw.

Is it a mound visit if a coach calls time and tells infielder info to relay to pitcher without coach crossing foul line?

The coach cannot shout out things to "relay to his pitcher", as obviously if a catcher or 1st baseman can hear him the pitcher would. In more advanced levels of baseball the catcher is the one responsible for relaying messages to the pitcher. Even in MLB you will see the catcher look into the dugout and then call time and go talk to the pitcher

Who is the player in baseball that is positioned behind the home plate and responsible for receiving the pitch from the pitcher?

The player in baseball that is positioned behind the home plate and is responsible for receiving the pitch from the pitcher is called the catcher.