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batting order

  • n  (baseball) a list of batters in the order in which they will bat
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  • Ryan Dempster falters, slumping bats slow Red Sox
    BOSTON - The Red Sox are in a little slump these days. It is not dramatic enough to warrant panic, or even a shuffling of the batting order. However, Wednesday night's 6-2 loss to the Rays at Fenway Park marked the ninth straight game Boston batters failed to reach double figures in hits.
    June 21, 2013 - Worcester Telegram & Gazette
  • The Best Leadoff Hitter for the Los Angeles Dodgers is Their Catcher Because Batting Average and Speed Are Overrated
    COMMENTARY | The Los Angeles Dodgers began the season with Carl Crawford atop their batting order. Crawford produced better than could have been expected -- .301/.358/.470/.828 -- considering he was coming off of multiple seasons marred by a serious elbow injury.
    June 19, 2013 - Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports
  • Atlanta Braves: Did Moving B.J. Upton Higher in the Order Cost the Team Victories?
    COMMENTARY | Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez may have overreacted to the recent resurgence of B.J. Upton by moving him all the way up to No. 5 in the batting order. Although June has been Upton's best month of the season (12 hits and a .235 average), his .167 overall average is not yet worthy of being counted on in key moments. Gonzalez's decision to insert Upton into one of the premiere ...
    June 19, 2013 - Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports

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