bat in (third-person singular simple present bats in, present participle batting in, simple past and past participle batted in)
- (baseball, transitive) To bat so that a runner on base effects (a run).
- a. 2001, William Harrington, Elliott Roosevelt's Murder at the President's Door: An Eleanor Roosevelt Mystery, 2003 edition, ISBN 031298670X, page 55,
- In 1927, when Ruth hit sixty home runs, Gehrig had a better batting average and batted in more runs.