batting cage

noun

Definition of batting cage

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

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Paws Park, a dog park, as well as batting cages and a salt dome used by the city will be relocated from Oakton Park, officials said. Heather Cherone, chicagotribune.com, "Park Ridge Parks mulls payment to promote idea of potential referendum, tax hike to renovate Oakton Park," 5 Aug. 2019 Workers put final touches on new clubhouses, batting cages and bullpens. Washington Post, "London Calling: Yanks, Red Sox promote MLB’s Euro arrival," 28 June 2019 The sports park features a covered playground, a snack bar and baseball fields as well as batting cages, picnic areas and a walking path. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Barona, Sycuan gearing up for annual powwows," 8 Aug. 2019 So Drown, joined by reporter Hayden Grove, conducted a tour of the indoor space again as fans played games, tried out the virtual reality batting cages, got autographs and ate traditional ballpark food. Hannah Drown, cleveland.com, "Video: Reporters Hayden Grove, Hannah Drown give you tour of Play Ball Park during MLB All-Star Week," 5 July 2019 The clubhouses, four times the size of West Ham’s normal locker room, are the traditional size of a home clubhouse, complete with their own video rooms and two batting cages. Bob Nightengale, USA TODAY, "Here comes the Yankees and Red Sox, but for now, London doesn’t seem to notice," 27 June 2019 The new festival will more or less take over Ripken Stadium, Weston said, offering live music and a kids zone with inflatables, face-painting and batting cages. Christine Condon, baltimoresun.com, "Inaugural Maryland Foodie Fest to feature everything from crab cakes to cook-offs," 17 June 2019 Ruiz, Villar savor return to Minute Maid Park Orioles infielder Rio Ruiz and Astros right-hander Lance McCullers Jr. stood side by side behind the Minute Maid Park batting cage Saturday, arms crossed amid conversation. Nathan Ruiz, baltimoresun.com, "In Orioles’ 65th game, manager Brandon Hyde reuses lineup for first time," 9 June 2019 Rupp told the campers in the complex’s batting cages on Tuesday. Robert Avery, Houston Chronicle, "Deer Park Baseball Camp concludes 4 days of strikes, steals and sudsy fun," 7 June 2019

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First Known Use of batting cage

1891, in the meaning defined above

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