Definition of righty
: right-hander 2
Examples of righty in a Sentence
Our starting pitcher is a righty.
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Handed a 4–2 lead going into the ninth, righty Blake Treinen got Addison Russell to strike out to start the frame, then plunked Jeimer Candelario.
Royals righty Ian Kennedy was on his game and the Tigers could only muster a pair of solo home runs.
Texas bats pounded righty Carlos Carrasco and seemingly were going to send the Indians to a fourth straight loss.
Watson struck out Sogard, prompting Pirates manager Clint Hurdle to summon righty Daniel Hudson to face Santana.
But here’s the twist: Eileen Jones is no righty coveting a rotation spot in the Fox News greenroom.
His 80th and final pitch in Thursday's 11-2 win over Peoria clocked 97 mph, giving people an idea of the serious heat the 6-foot-6 Canadian righty can bring.
LSU sends freshman righty Eric Walker to the mound, opposed by OSU sophomore Bryce Fehmel.
Menlo School senior Griff McGarry, a 6-2, 165-pound righty bound for Virginia, was taken in the 31st round by the Texas Rangers.
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: a right-handed person
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