Definition of right field in US English:

right field

(also right)


  • 1The part of the outfield to the right of center field from the perspective of home plate.

    ‘a ball hit to right field’
    • ‘I hit a fastball to right field that barely cleared the fence.’
    • ‘Tony Taylor hit a line drive to right field, and Rusty Staub caught it on the run.’
    • ‘The Mets had Jay Payton on first base in the second inning and one out, when Vance Wilson looped a fly ball to right field.’
    • ‘The result was a 260-foot fly ball over the right field wall, 257 feet from home plate.’
    • ‘In the bottom of the seventh, Scott Spiezio hit a shot to right field off Pedro Martinez that was ruled a home run by second base umpire Joe West.’
    1. 1.1 The position of the defensive player stationed in right field.
      ‘he first gained attention while playing right field’
      • ‘This season, Womack was sent back to shortstop, the position he prefers, although he showed good range in right field.’
      • ‘He acquired left-handed-hitting platoon players for first base in Randall Simon and right field in Matt Stairs.’
      • ‘After two years, Drew has adjusted to right field, a position he knows he will be playing for a while with Jim Edmonds in center.’
      • ‘He can play all four infield positions and left and right field.’
      • ‘Vladimir Guerrero plays your old position, right field, but doesn't always display a command of fundamentals.’


right field

/raɪt fild/