batting cage

noun

: a screen placed around the back and sides of the home plate area to stop baseballs during batting practice

Examples of batting cage in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That doesn’t include Soler, who begins a rehab assignment with Sacrament tonight and could be back by Friday, ominously being struck by a foul ball during batting practice that deflected off the batting cage. Justice Delos Santos, The Mercury News, 15 May 2024 Twice a week, the nonagenarian drives himself to a local batting cage and practices his swings to gear up for the weekend games against others aged 55 and over. Mike Klingaman, Baltimore Sun, 9 Apr. 2024 Its spacious clubhouse featured bathrooms and showers, coach and player lounges, indoor batting cages and pitching mounds, a medical training room and a fitness area. Kenny Jacoby, USA TODAY, 7 May 2024 The cost of an all-day wristband at C.J. Barrymore's, which includes access to the new track, and nearly all other attractions except the arcade and batting cages, is $49. Elissa Robinson, Detroit Free Press, 3 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for batting cage 

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Word History

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of batting cage was in 1891

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“Batting cage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/batting%20cage. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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