Definition of batting
1a : the action of one who batsb : the use of or ability with a bat
2 : layers or sheets of raw cotton or wool or of synthetic fibrous material used for lining quilts or for stuffing or packaging; also : a blanket of thermal insulation (such as fiberglass)
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Several days later, Cespedes stuffed two bottles of water into each pocket of his shorts before heading to the indoor batting cages at Marlins Park in Miami.
Ender Inciarte also hit two homers in that series and is the leadoff hitter for a team that fashioned a .305/.359/.496 batting line in the first four games against Padres pitchers.
The longer Schwarber led off despite an unacceptable batting average and on-base percentage, the lower his confidence dipped — and the more stubborn manager Joe Maddon appeared.
The Cubs have hovered around the .500 mark, while the 24-year-old Schwarber has struggled, hitting just .171, the worst batting average in...
His .381 batting average was second in the American Association.
This past season, Kylie, who also played basketball during her freshman and junior years, led the Rangers with a .427 batting average, 1.235 OPS, 32 hits, six home runs, 26 RBIs and 25 runs while Khloe was close behind.
T-Time offers a challenging 18-hole course, as well as a driving range, indoor learning center and batting cages.
GARRET ANDERSON Position: Outfielder WAR: 25.6 Year in Boise: 1990 After 17 years in the Majors, Anderson retired a three-time All-Star and a two-time Silver Slugger with a .293 career batting average, 287 home runs and 1,365 RBIs. 5.
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Definition of batting for Students
: sheets of soft material (as cotton or wool) used mostly for stuffing quilts or packaging goods
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