batting order

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Noun1.batting order - (baseball) a list of batters in the order in which they will bat; "the managers presented their cards to the umpire at home plate"
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
cleanup position, cleanup spot, cleanup - (baseball) the fourth position in the batting order (usually filled by the best batter on the team)
roster, roll - a list of names; "his name was struck off the rolls"
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Coach Flower said: "Jiggling with batting orders and personnel is always an option but you also have to be careful about altering a side who've been very successful over the last 18 months.
I'd hate to see how much worse the Dodgers could be right now without Tracy's enthusiasm for crafting batting orders out of driftwood.
Compare the batting orders from the 2004 opener and the 2004 playoffs opener to how they'd line up if the 2005 opener (April 4 at San Francisco) were happening today.