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ba ting

  • n  (baseball) the batter's attempt to get on base
  • n  stuffing made of rolls or sheets of cotton wool or synthetic fiber
  • v  strike with, or as if with a baseball bat
  • v  wink briefly
  • v  have a turn at bat
  • v  use a bat
    Who's batting?
  • v  beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight

  • That the Red Sox made it at all was due largely to the heroics of their two stars: Leftfielder Carl Yastrzemski, 28, winner of batting's triple crown (.
  • When he walks to the plate like an outsize Little Leaguer, batting helmet resting loosely on his ears, hardly anyone in Boston cheers, or even boos.
  • Offensively, the Mets topped and league in batting average and runs scored.
News & Articles

  • Costner takes batting practice in Cleveland
    CLEVELAND (AP) -- Kevin Costner took timeout from filming his football movie in Cleveland for a little batting practice before the Indians played the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.
    June 23, 2013 - The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports
  • The Bryce Harper Bobblehead Batting Practice Show
    Bryce Harper puts on an impromptu batting practice show for bobblehead-happy fans.
    June 23, 2013 - Washington Post
  • Toth Test: Batting Practice Pitcher
    Bill Toth tries out his pitching arm as a batting practice pitcher in this week’s version of the Toth Test! WPMT Fox43 Sports …
    June 22, 2013 - FOX 43 Harrisburg

  • Nasser Hussain in
    In his column in the Daily Mail, Hussain wrote: "Bringing him back at this stage cannot be justified and would create more problems than it solves. Don't get me wrong, I am a big fan of Michael's batting and the experience he would bring as a...
  • Andrew Flintoff in Yahoo! Eurosport
    When we have been practising out on the field, batting and bowling, the intensity has been fine,Flintoff said. "But when people are on their own, and with time to think, the mood has been different."
  • John Gibbons in 680 News
    We tried different things, different batting orders, to see if something clicked, and there just wasn't any real consistency,Gibbons said. "We had our ups and downs, the problem is it was more downs this year."

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