bat in

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bat in (third-person singular simple present bats in, present participle batting in, simple past and past participle batted in)

  1. (baseball, transitive) To bat so that a runner on base effects (a run).
    • a. 2001, William Harrington, Elliott Roosevelt's Murder at the President's Door: An Eleanor Roosevelt Mystery‎, 2003 edition, →ISBN, page 55,
      In 1927, when Ruth hit sixty home runs, Gehrig had a better batting average and batted in more runs.

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