Entry from US English dictionary
Baseball A runner’s position on second or third base, from which scoring on a base hit is likely.
- First, we needed to hit with runners in scoring position and second, be aggressive on the bases.
- When he hits with runners in scoring position, he positions himself to cover the corner of the plate so he can flip an outside pitch to left field.
- But New York stranded seven runners and didn't have a runner in scoring position after the third inning.
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Syllabification: scor·ing pos·i·tion
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