- the position of the player covering the area of the infield between second and third base.
- a fielder who covers this position.
Words nearby shortstop
How to use shortstop in a sentence
Then, to finish the sequence, he does that between-the-legs thing on the run and makes it look like a rational way to play shortstop.The Nationals’ top international signing wows with his glove, and the team is bullish on his bat, too|Jesse Dougherty|January 19, 2021|Washington Post
Yasel Antuna, a 21-year-old shortstop, was added to the 40-man roster this offseason.Nationals sign 16-year-old Dominican shortstop Armando Cruz to $3.9 million bonus|Jesse Dougherty|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
Too often, though, was the scene of Robles charging in for a shallow pop-up, a few steps late, and watching it land somewhere close to him, Soto and Turner at shortstop.Signing Kyle Schwarber puts a spotlight on Victor Robles’s defense|Jesse Dougherty|January 11, 2021|Washington Post
At the moment, Washington has Yan Gomes behind the plate, Bell at first, Starlin Castro at second, Trea Turner at shortstop, Carter Kieboom at third, Juan Soto in left and Victor Robles in center.In Josh Bell, the Nationals added a big bat. Now Mike Rizzo might search for another.|Jesse Dougherty|December 26, 2020|Washington Post
Kieboom, another lifelong shortstop, is now getting his shot to stick at third.The Nationals’ best position player prospects are a few years away. But they’re out there.|Jesse Dougherty|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
The New York Yankees shortstop played his final Major League Baseball game Sunday in Boston.
And Alex Rodriguez was not “inarguably the best-hitting shortstop in history.”
He just wants to play shortstop somewhere, anywhere, and Schwartz offers him his chance.
An endless amount of time was wasted haggling with future Hall of Fame shortstop Derek Jeter.Cliff Lee Signs With the Phillies: Get Over It, New York|Buzz Bissinger|December 15, 2010|DAILY BEAST
In this lighter Steinbrenner moment, he joins forces with beloved Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter in a Visa commercial.
The squeeze, Cooper, hissed Nelson in Chippers ear, as the little shortstop rose from the bench.The New Boys at Oakdale|Morgan Scott
Both the shortstop and the second baseman were facing the outfield, watching the soaring ball.The Boy Scouts of Lakeville High|Leslie W. Quirk
It must not be inferred that grand-stand playing is confined to the shortstop.Outdoor Sports and Games|Claude H. Miller
You can have my resignation as shortstop too, if you want it, growled Iredell, who was evidently in a nasty humor.
Iredell followed with another in almost identically the same place, and an error by the Red shortstop filled the bases.
British Dictionary definitions for shortstop
- the fielding position to the left of second base viewed from home plate
- the player at this position