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 As fans streamed into Camden Yards before a recent game, David Rubenstein stepped into the netting of a batting cage beneath the stands. Jeff Barker, Baltimore Sun, 8 July 2024 Boone noted that Yankee Stadium’s facilitates give Soto a number of ways to do that, including bikes and batting cages. Gary Phillips, New York Daily News, 6 July 2024 In the batting cages, Dillon offers hitting tips and advice from his perspective. Jaylon Thompson, Kansas City Star, 4 July 2024 Santander then got to work in the batting cage, focusing first on timing up his swing with high-velocity fastballs. Matt Weyrich, Baltimore Sun, 24 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for batting cage 

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Word History

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined above

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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 18 Jul. 2024.

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