Definition of batting order in US English:

batting order


  • The order in which batters take their turn at bat.

    • ‘The batting order definitely needs to be altered.’
    • ‘When the Rockies traded outfielder Juan Pierre, they created a void atop the batting order.’
    • ‘The batting order has not been established with any degree of certainty; with many players unsure of what role to perform.’
    • ‘We've also shifted the batting order around a bit and everyone's understood their roles, responsibilities and made a few sacrifices.’
    • ‘With four hitters in the lineup like the ones you mention, it wouldn't matter much where the manager placed them in the batting order.’