Definitions

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  • n. The sequence in which a side's batsmen go in to bat.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (baseball) a list of batters in the order in which they will bat

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Examples

  • “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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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