Definition of right field in English:

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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
More example sentences
  • I hit a fastball to right field that barely cleared the fence.
  • 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.
  • Tony Taylor hit a line drive to right field, and Rusty Staub caught it on the run.
1.1The position of the defensive player stationed in right field: he first gained attention while playing right field
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  • Vladimir Guerrero plays your old position, right field, but doesn't always display a command of fundamentals.
  • He can play all four infield positions and left and right field.
  • He acquired left-handed-hitting platoon players for first base in Randall Simon and right field in Matt Stairs.


right fielder

Example sentences
  • In 1999, a fan in Milwaukee's County Stadium leaped out of the stands to tackle Houston Astros right fielder Bill Spiers.
  • ‘You just try to make the transition easier for them,’ Seattle right fielder Jay Buhner says.
  • Williams agreed to do so, hoping to re-establish what had been a solid relationship with his All-Star right fielder.

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Syllabification: right field

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