Examples of batting average in a Sentence
an excellent hitter with a batting average above .300
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By comparison, Ian Happ’s batting average is .233 but his BABIP (calculated by hits minus home runs, divided by at-bats minus home runs minus strikeouts plus sacrifice flies) is .396.
The switch-hitter had been particular woeful batting right-handed (.143 batting average) but collected two hits off Corbin before adding a lefty homer later against reliever Fernando Salas.
Nicholas Castellanos is on pace for career highs in batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage and OPS.
Entering Saturday night, Davis was slashing .435/.488/.657 and sat atop the Pacific Coast League leaderboard in batting average and on-base percentage.
The Yard Goats were hitting .194 as a team after six games, all losses, but are 17-6 since, and the team batting average has risen to .254, tied for third in the Eastern League behind New Hampshire (.272) and Reading (.256).
Pitching has been the team's mainstay this season with a team ERA well under three runs and team batting average under .250.
Margot has three hits in his past 11 at-bats to raise his season batting average to .159 (with a .245 on-base percentage).
Samford's pitchers finished the series with a 0.33 team ERA, as well as a miniscule .147 opponents' batting average, while only allowing a total of 14 hits in three matchups.
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BATTING AVERAGE Defined for English Language Learners
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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