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)
Recent Examples of batting from the Web
The key, though, is the fact Ozuna (.333, 3 HR, 9 RBI) and Bour (.389, 4 HR, 8 RBI) have continued to produce since Stanton was moved up in the batting order.
Vos will have to contend with a St. Joseph-Ogden batting order that boasts some pop.
In conference play, Albaugh had a team-high batting average of .361 (30-for-83) and tied for the conference lead with seven home runs, the most by a conference player since 2011, according Wheaton College's website.
As the Royals dropped to 21-29, Merrifield extended his hitting streak to 14 games, raising his batting average to .289.
Harper pointed the bat toward Strickland, charged the mound and fired his batting helmet wide of the pitcher.
With two outs, the bases loaded and the Mets clinging to a 3-2 lead in the sixth inning, starting pitcher Robert Gsellman’s spot in the batting order came up.
Harper fired his batting helmet rather wildly at Strickland and the two both landed punches before teammates arrived on the mound.
But the change also enabled Lester to face against Clayton Kershaw in Sunday's series finale in an attempt to take advantage of the Dodgers' .244 batting average against lefties (compared to their .264 mark against right-handers).
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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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