Examples of batting average in a Sentence
an excellent hitter with a batting average above .300
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Turner, dumped by three organizations, and taking seven years to establish himself as an everyday player, only to emerge as one of the game’s most feared hitters with a career. 377 postseason batting average, was on the right.
With two more hits Saturday, Adam Jones’ batting average climbed to .282 — its highest point since early May. Since about the All-Star break, Jones’ OPS is well over .900.
His strikeout totals left a bit to be desired, which led to a higher-than-wanted .254 batting average against.
The right-hander is tied for eighth in wins (8), fourth in ERA (2.87), first amongst qualified starters in hits allowed (77), batting average against (.184), strikeouts (155) and strikeouts per nine innings pitched (11.69).
The same Strasburg who went 5-1 with a 0.84 ERA, yielding a .171 opponent’s batting average in his final eight regular-season starts.
Jacobs will return a solid core with six returners from the lineup, including last season's leader in batting average, Cody Cox.
Only the Padres, to whom Los Angeles lost three of four last weekend, have a lower team batting average in that span.
Houston has scored 50 more runs than any other team in the majors and also leads MLB in doubles, batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage and OPS, while striking out fewer than any other team by a margin of 80.
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Definition of batting average for English Language Learners
baseball : a number that shows how often a batter gets a base hit
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