batted ball

noun

baseball
: a ball that has been hit by a batter

Examples of batted ball in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Only 9 pitchers met the total pitch and batted ball requirements to get a grade, and that includes the Mets’ Kodai Senga’s forkball, whose offering fits here best. Tony Blengino, Forbes, 20 Feb. 2024 The average batted ball off Cano is hit at negative-6.1 degrees — in other words, a ground ball — which is the second-lowest average launch angle against qualified pitchers and just one of seven below 0 degrees. Jacob Calvin Meyer, Baltimore Sun, 1 July 2023 My take is that Carroll is the clear pick of the litter, while the others’ batted ball profiles don’t guarantee long-term success. Tony Blengino, Forbes, 22 Mar. 2023

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“Batted ball.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/batted%20ball. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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