batting cage


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batting cage

n. Baseball
A roofed enclosure or backstop made of wire, cloth, or plastic mesh, used to stop balls in batting practice.
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Noun1.batting cage - a movable screen placed behind home base to catch balls during batting practice
baseball equipment - equipment used in playing baseball
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The program includes guaranteed minimum playing time, a large number of games and practices, free batting cage time, gear from All-Star Sporting Goods (the program's sponsor), and instruction in pitching, fielding and batting.
Since the metal building was up and running last year, the Willits family (Reggie, his wife and his young son Jaxon) decided to make living quarters in the batting cage and that's where they have resided.
It can be used both inside and out and doesn't require a batting cage.
This guy was a tireless worker, and he was in the batting cage all the time.
Sports Tutor) The new HomePlate machine from Sports Tutor is the first programmable pitching machine designed for both batting cage and on-field use.
Playing it safe: Jeff Kent was out of the lineup for the third straight game with a slight strain of the oblique muscle, although he did his best to talk his way into the lineup after taking some swings in the batting cage before Thursday's game against San Francisco.
It can be hung on a batting cage or tripod about five feet from the batter, set at a height corresponding to the plane of the bat swing.
Navarro hopeful: Injured catcher Dioner Navarro took some soft swings in the batting cage and hopes to begin a rehabilitation stint in the next week.
A few years ago, our baseball coach approached me with a request for a batting cage.
Rivera was scratched from the lineup before Monday's game when he suffered a strain in his left rib cage while in the batting cage.
BP International could give them everything they needed, and we had the ability to integrate the frame structure so that it holds the batting cage netting and supports the custom-fabricated waterproof fabric tops.
Some coaches, especially for home games, allow their players to move out to the field as soon as they are dressed -- enabling them to get some extra swings in the batting cage or to take some ground balls from a fungo hitter.