run batted in

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run batted in

n. pl. runs batted in Baseball
A run scored because of the action of a batter, used as a statistic in evaluating batting performance.
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Noun1.run batted in - a run that is the result of the batter's performance; "he had more than 100 rbi last season"
run, tally - a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely; "the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th"; "their first tally came in the 3rd inning"
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During his Rookie of the Year and first All-Star season in 1997, Garciaparra led the league in hits (209), while batting .306 with 30 home runs and 98 runs batted in. In 1998, he placed second in MVP voting with 35 home runs, 122 RBI, and a .323 batting average.