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comebacker

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EtymologyEdit

come back +‎ -er

NounEdit

comebacker (plural comebackers)

  1. (baseball) A pop fly that falls behind home plate, typically caught by the catcher for an out
    • 2007 August 29, Ben Shpigel, “Two Hits, One Short and One Far, Beat the Mets”, New York Times:
      The next hitter, Jayson Werth, reached on a broken-bat infield single, and Greg Dobbs walked to load the bases, but Heilman induced a comebacker from Chris Coste to end the rally.
  2. (baseball) A hard-hit batted ball that travels toward the mound, or between the shortstop and second baseman.
    It's a combacker past second base for a single.
  3. (baseball) A batted ball that is hit toward the pitcher.
    The pitcher fields the comebacker and throws it to first for the out.

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

comebacker

  1. indefinite plural of comeback