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- n. The sequence in which a side's batsmen go in to bat.
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- n. (baseball) a list of batters in the order in which they will bat
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“Torre hit A-Rod eighth”, they sang, reciting the batting order demotion of Alex Rodriguez, who ended the series with an .071 batting average; not to mention a clumsy third-inning error in the 8-3 final game loss.
Lambertsen contrasted in every way with the cops who had testified the day before, and Bennie figured that Hilliard had reshuffled his batting order after Lenihan’s death.
Holding the potent Yankee batting order hitless through the first four innings—the only pinstripe baserunner came via a second-inning walk to Hideki Matsui—he worked 5-2/3 innings, allowing one run on three hits while striking out three and walking only two.