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Synonyms for at-bat

(baseball) a turn trying to get a hit

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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.
Hitters who battle back from a disadvantaged count by getting a basehit or coaxing a walk are exercising a quality at-bat.
By predicting the outcome of each at-bat, players are truly a part of the action without having to go the traditional route of keeping score.
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.
Pinch-hitting for reliever Elmer Dessens, Marlon Anderson singled in his first at-bat as a Dodger.
But, to give credit where credit is due, there are hitters who will bang the good pitch simply because they are good hitters who come up to the plate prepared for a quality at-bat.
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.
That includes eight games in which the winning run came in their final at-bat, and three of those games have taken place in the past week.
Garrett lined softly to second in his next at-bat, Lucas Daggon grounded out to second in the second inning, and Nick Della Ripa grounded to second in the third.
In his first at-bat Monday, he swung at the first pitch he saw from Jason Jennings and popped up to first base.
It was Napoli's second career home run and first since he hit one May 4 in his first career at-bat.
In her first at-bat, Eubank power-slapped a triple to center against the drawn-in infield.