batting average

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Synonyms for batting average

(baseball) a measure of a batter's performance

(an extension of the baseball term) the proportion of times some effort succeeds

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The problem with batting average, though, is that the denominator, official at-bats, excludes walks, hit-by-pitch situations and sacrifice hits.
400 batting average was quite reachable, and other times when it would be impossible to reach with the same effort.
Impressive turnaround: According to STATS, Morneau has seen the biggest increase in his batting average among players with at least 200 at-bats last season and an average of two at-bats a game this season.
He won eight batting titles and had a career batting average of .
318 batting average while playing for the Angels in 1995.
18 ( ANI ): The batting average of even the greatest cricketers usually dips when they continue playing into their late 30s, with 29.
The 26-year-old had been out since July 24, and has a batting average of .
Certainly, a number of factors have contributed to the Ducks' batting average dropping 55 points this season - from .
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335 batting average and leads all of minor-league baseball with 171 hits.
274 with 39 home runs and 90 runs-batted-in in 1997, begins taking a "legal dietary supplement" and emerges a year later with a batting average of .
California leads the Pac-10 in numerous offensive categories, including batting average (.
If, say, you were a left-handed spray hitter, I could tell you what your batting average was on a one-pitch-at-bat for my fastball, slider, and screwball.
He ended the season ranked in the National League top ten in batting average (9th), slugging percentage (10th), and on-base percentage (6th).
He is currently second in batting average in the National League and can conceivably play all five infield positions.