[ UK /ʃˈɔːtstɒp/ ]
[ US /ˈʃɔɹtˌstɑp/ ]
  1. the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between second and third base
  2. (baseball) the person who plays the shortstop position
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How To Use shortstop In A Sentence

  • Royal Flush The Royals' Alcides Escobar leads other shortstops in chances per nine innings and outs from balls hit toward him. The All-Field, No-Hit Shortstop Returns
  • But the shortstop suggested the misplay was a symptom of a broader illness afflicting the Mets on and off the field. Latest News
  • The peg from shortstop required unimaginable effort.
  • He made his Major League debut as shortstop.
  • The Orioles came back with five runs in the seventh inning thanks to several misplays by the A's, including two hit batsmen, two bases-loaded walks and a throwing error by shortstop Bobby Crosby.
  • He will serve as the primary backup at second and third and possibly at first, and he also could play at shortstop or a corner outfield spot.
  • Payton then attempted to steal second base and the shortstop was caught off guard.
  • With 15 second-place votes, NL batting champion Hanley Ramirez, a shortstop for the Florida Marlins who received 233 points and is married to Pujols 'second cousin, outpointed slugging first basemen Ryan Howard of the Philadelphia Phillies (217) and Prince Fielder of the Milwaukee Brewers (203) for second place. Pujols unanimous choice en route to third NL MVP Award
  • He takes a few steps past the bag and the right fielder throws the ball to the shortstop at the bag.
  • The shortstop walked and the rightfielder outran an infield bleeder to pack the sacks.
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