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Synonyms for at-bat

(baseball) a turn trying to get a hit

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Likewise, if Counsell recognized the batting-out-of-order faux pas in the middle of Braun's at-bat, he could have sent Lucroy to the plate to inherit Braun's count.
I went up there and after my first at-bat I was a little nervous," Conrad said.
Most of it was that one (11-pitch) at-bat by Floyd.
where OPP=number of RBI opportunities per at-bat AVG=batting average ISO=isolated power
Hitters who battle back from a disadvantaged count by getting a basehit or coaxing a walk are exercising a quality at-bat.
When an at-bat doesn't end quickly, the 1-1 pitch is the most critical.
In his first at-bat, Griffey got an infield hit, but in his next time up, he hit a comebacker to Maddux, who had a chance to turn a double play.
Knowing what each type of hitter was going to hit against me in any particular at-bat, I could now choose the best pitch, or pitch combination, to use against a particular hitter in a particular situation.
Moon, 82, also was the 28th player in major league history to hit a home run in his first at-bat on April 13, 1954.
Pinch-hitting for reliever Elmer Dessens, Marlon Anderson singled in his first at-bat as a Dodger.
One of the baseball coach's major tasks is getting the hitters to understand the importance of each at-bat and to prepare them to work the pitcher to get it.
During his first-inning at-bat Thursday, Cabrera squared around to bunt against the Red Sox starter Josh Beckett and the was hit by a pitch on his right index finger.
What they have to do is understand hitting and always keep focused - never letting down after a bad at-bat and having the confidence in their ability to fix anything that goes wrong.
He is 3 for 9, including a two-run single in his first at-bat on Sunday in a 9-2 victory over High Desert in the first game of a doubleheader.