Definition of outfield
1 : the part of a baseball field beyond the infield and between the foul lines
2 : the baseball defensive positions comprising right field, center field, and left field; also : the players who occupy these positions
outfielderplay \ˈau̇t-ˌfēl-dər\ noun
Examples of outfield in a Sentence
He threw the ball to home plate from the outfield.
The team has one of the best outfields in the league.
Recent Examples of outfield from the Web
The top four in the outfield: Trout, the Yankees’ Aaron Judge (730,438), Boston’s Mookie Betts (337,473) and the Indians’ Michael Brantley (333,703).
As a freshman, Beatus split time between pitching and playing both of the corner outfield spots.
This past week, Tebow tumbled to catch a ball in the outfield that preserved a 3–2 win over the Lexington Legends.
Despite the massive outfield of Coors Field, making defense a premium, Cruz got the start in right field Monday.
Hoying was in the starting lineup Sunday a day after crashing into the outfield wall after making a catch in the fifth inning.
Octavio Sanchez reached second on an outfield error and was sacrificed to third.
With Jason Heyward coping with a sore finger, Happ started in right field before moving to the other outfield positions.
Throughout the summer while the team is on the road, fans, families and the local community will be invited to enjoy movies from the outfield comforts of Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium, the team said.
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First Known Use of outfield
OUTFIELD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of outfield for English Language Learners
: the part of a baseball field that includes the area beyond the infield and between the foul lines
: the part of a cricket field that is away from the wickets
: the players who are positioned in the outfield
OUTFIELD Defined for Kids
Definition of outfield for Students
: the part of a baseball field beyond the infield and between the foul lines
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