Definitions

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  • n. the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right
  • n. the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the right third of the outfield (looking from home plate)

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Examples

  • Aaron Hill's grounder to short got the second run in and Adrian Gonzalez dropped a pop up in short rightfield on which he did force the runner at second base allowing the third run to cross.

    Boston.com Top Stories

  • The downpour so hard you could probably have swam in short rightfield.

    Nats320 -- A Washington Nationals Blog

  • Or that it was Yankee Stadium's "friendly"—that is, short—rightfield porch that gave Maris an unfair advantage.

    The Case Against Roger Maris*

  • There was a crack like the sky breaking in half, and the last anyone saw of the ball it was still rising as it disappeared over the rightfield fence and departed the ballpark.

    DIAMOND RUBY

  • Unless Ken Griffey Jr. sings in rightfield I have nothing to critique.

    Ken Levine: American Idol Finally...I Mean Finale

  • I saw Roger Maris hit one of those 61s and it was the highest, longest ball I've ever seen hit in old Yankee Stadium whose outfield fences were from 390s in left to 420 in straight centerfield, with that 380 rightfield porch--that's still out there.

    National Guard Changed Her Life

  • The result of five minutes 'frantic chasing was that Dink, who surprised every one by catching a fly that somehow stuck in his glove, was promoted to centerfield; Susie Satterly, who had stopped two grounders, took left; while Beekstein was ignominiously escorted to a far position in rightfield and firmly requested to stop whatever he could with his chest.

    The Varmint

  • Milledge, put him in rightfield and bat him sixth.

    SI.com

  • Red Sox people are very pleased by the play of prospect Josh Reddick in rightfield so they may not need to make a big splash at that position.

    SI.com

  • LOUIS -- Albert Pujols launched a 94-mile-per-hour fastball to deep rightfield, tracking the ball closely as he left the batter's box, his eyes not even blinking as he ran toward first base.

    CNN.com

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