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Glossary of baseball (V) facts for kids

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visit

  • A team (and their fans) in another team's home stadium are "visiting" as "the visitors".
  • A conference with a pitcher is referred to as a "visit to the mound".

VORP

Value Over Replacement Player, Keith Woolner's method of evaluating baseball players. VORP ranks players by comparing their run production (for batters) to that of an imaginary "replacement-level" player that teams can acquire for the league-minimum salary.

vulture

A reliever who records wins in late innings by being the pitcher of record in the midst of a comeback.
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