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Synonyms for bat

club

Synonyms for bat

to open and close the eyes rapidly

Synonyms for bat

nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate

(baseball) a turn trying to get a hit

a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash

the club used in playing cricket

a club used for hitting a ball in various games

strike with, or as if with a baseball bat

wink briefly

have a turn at bat

use a bat

beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight

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He was a Northwest League all-star second baseman in 2001 at Yakima, where he batted .
His story: A 14th-round draft selection out of the University of Washingtonin 2002, Garthwaite batted .
He spent most of last season at Single-A Wilmington in the Carolina League, where he batted .
stole 26 bases in 32 attempts at Single-A South Bend last season, where he batted .
But the cabinet did not include a specification that would limit the exit velocity of batted balls to 93 mph.
The NCAA says batted balls off aluminum bats achieve such velocity - up to 113 mph - that they pose a danger to players, especially pitchers who might not have time to recover from their pitching motions in time to protect themselves.