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Examples of At-Bats

Sentences with the noun At-Bats

21 examples:

Reddick was hitless in his previous 20 at-bats.
(CBC Sports, )

Baltimore's Nolan Reimold has not had a lot of at-bats lately.
(UPI - Sports News, )

Granderson went 0-for-6, and is now hitless in his last 16 at-bats.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Masahiro Tanaka made Adam Jones look silly in his first two at-bats.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

Center fielder is batting .185 and has struck out 17 times in 54 at-bats.
(Bill Shaikin in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

Wright, 33, is hitting .226 this season, with 55 strikeouts in 137 at-bats.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

Matt Kemp is batting .136 this spring. He has struck out nine times in 22 at-bats.
(Dylan Hernandez in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

The outfielders are able to joke about it after they came through with big at-bats.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

Logan Forsythe had just 10 RBIs in his first 102 at-bats this season for the Tampa Bay Rays.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

The New York Yankees had the second, third and cleanup batters in the order go hitless in 11 at-bats on Thursday.
(UPI - Sports News, )

The Dodgers' offense was built to keep coming at you, with a deep lineup of hitters who know how to grind out at-bats.
(Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

Wright’s spinal stenosis did not appear to affect his ability to play on Friday, as he hit two solid singles in three at-bats.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

Alfonso Soriano continued his hot hitting for the Yankees, who had won five of six coming in, with a pair of singles in four at-bats.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Alex Rodriguez returned to the lineup after sitting out Friday’s game, but he went 0 for 5 and is now hitless in his last 19 at-bats.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

In the final of Angels left-hander Hector Santiago's five at-bats last season, he gleaned a tip that has informed the way he is now approaching his pitching.
(Los Angeles Times - Tennis, )

Greg Bird, who shined in 157 at-bats last season, will have a procedure to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder after initially injuring it last spring.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

Newly trim Ryan Howard singled in his first two at-bats of spring training, and the Philadelphia Phillies tied the New York Yankees -5 Wednesday in their spring training opener.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

The Boston Red Sox reduced Mike Trout to a mere mortal Saturday night, holding the hot-hitting Angels center fielder hitless with two strikeouts and a double-play grounder in four at-bats.
(Los Angeles Times - Motor Racing, )

Derek Jeter received warm ovations from the 40,133 at Citi Field when he jogged onto the field during warmups, as a video tribute to him was shown on the scoreboard after the national anthem and before each of his four at-bats.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

Mike Scioscia did what any manager would do against Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale, stacking the Angels lineup with eight right-handed batters in hopes of beating an ace who held left-handers hitless in 32 at-bats this season.
(Mike DiGiovanna in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

As the St. Louis Cardinals' assistant hitting coach, Bengie Molina will spend much of Thursday's off-day preparing for Game 6 of the National League Championship Series studying video of Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw and the at-bats of his own players from Wednesday's -4 loss in Game 5.
(Mike DiGiovanna in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

Other sentences

67 examples:

Gary Sanchez's at-bats are becoming must-see events.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

Pujols was hitless in three at-bats with two strikeouts.
(Mike DiGiovanna in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

He was hitless in his first six at-bats with three strikeouts.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

A-Rod says he feels strong despite four hitless at-bats in Charleston.
(USA Today - Sports, )

He says Kemp will hit when he gets enough at-bats and repeats his swing.
(Dylan Hernandez in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

Patient at-bats and their first hit since the fifth inning put them over the top.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

Bumgarner and Arrieta's at-bats against each other could make for a fascinating subplot.
(USA Today - Sports, )

Mike Trout saw nothing but fastballs in two at-bats against Texas ace Yu Darvish on Tuesday.
(Mike DiGiovanna in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

Batting only .172 in the exhibition season, Puig opts to get more at-bats at intrasquad game.
(Dylan Hernandez in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

It was the first time teammates homered in their first major league at-bats in the same game.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

Giavotella singled once in four at-bats and was thrown out trying to stretch the hit into a double.
(Los Angeles Times - Hockey, )

Austin and Judge became the fourth and fifth Yankees to ever hit homer in their first career at-bats.
(USA Today - Sports, )

Mark Canha began Tuesday with 12 at-bats, seven of which were strikeouts, and an .083 batting average.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

The Dodgers rookie entered the game four for seven in first-inning playoff at-bats, 0 for 23 thereafter.
(Los Angeles Times - All The Rage, )

Bruce was hitless in his last 26 at-bats, including going 0-for-3 on Sunday, before delivering the game-winner.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Manager Joe Girardi says his staff looks “really deep” into the process of at-bats, and not just the results.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Albert Pujols singles in his first two at-bats, but pops out and flies to left later as the Angels trailed by one run.
(Mike DiGiovanna in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

Mike Trout started the season without a hit in eight at-bats and then without an extra-base hit in 20 plate appearances.
(Los Angeles Times - Religion, )

Billy Butler drove in a run in three separate at-bats Friday in pacing Kansas City to its third straight win, -2 over Tampa Bay.
(UPI - Sports News, )

Buster Posey struggled in his first few at-bats Saturday night, so he switched to a different bat for his final plate appearance.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

Chicago White Sox third baseman Todd Frazier arrived to the clubhouse early Sunday to analyze video of some of his recent at-bats.
(UPI - News, )

Cubs pitcher Jon Lester has singled for his first major league hit after 66 fruitless at-bats — plus five more in the World Series.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

Cameron Rupp homered in his first two at-bats, leading a split squad of Philadelphia Phillies over the Minnesota Twins -2 Wednesday.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

The Boston Red Sox outfielder hit two more home runs Wednesday night in his first two at-bats, giving him five homers in his last two games.
(Steven Tzemis in CBC Sports, )

Stephen Vogt drove in three runs during two at-bats in a 10-run fourth inning Wednesday that highlighted Oakland's -3 mauling of Minnesota.
(UPI - Sports News, )

Since the start of 2006, Kendrick's .357 mark (74 for 207) against the Yankees is the best among players with at least 200 at-bats against them.
(Mike DiGiovanna in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

Catcher Gary Sanchez, who had two major league at-bats for the Yankees last year and four in May, hopes to get more playing time this time around.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

Then, at the drop of a question, he launched into a rhapsodic monologue about the kind of at-bats he has seen from his hitters over the past month.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

The move looked counterintuitive, giving more at-bats to a player stuck in a rotten stretch of hitting, but Roberts felt it could convey a message.
(Los Angeles Times - Basketball, )

Petit, 31, is a nonroster infielder with two home runs in 193 major league at-bats. … Right fielder Kole Calhoun doubled and drove in two runs. ...
(Los Angeles Times - Basketball, )

Paul Konerko drove in a run for the White Sox, but stranded runners in his last two at-bats, including a pair with his game-ending flyout in the ninth.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Justin Upton homered and Matt Kemp went hitless in three at-bats in their debuts with the San Diego Padres, a -3 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

Mark Trumbo homered and had an RBI single in two at-bats, and the Arizona Diamondbacks finished spring training with a -2 win over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

KEY MOMENT: In the second inning, Johnny Giavotella hit the last in a string of five singles in six Angels at-bats to score the Angels' second run of the evening.
(Los Angeles Times - All The Rage, )

Matt Kemp was hitless in three at-bats with two strikeouts before leaving with a mild right hamstring strain, the latest frustration for the struggling All-Star slugger.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Hanley Ramirez, playing with a fractured rib, goes hitless in three at-bats in NLCS Game 5, and the shortstop is barely able to make a throw to first base on a groundout.
(Dylan Hernandez in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

Over his last five games, Derek Jeter has two hits in 24 at-bats, including a personal-worst 0-for-7 performance in a 14-inning loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

Fan reaction to Rodriguez has been mixed this spring, with a good helping of boos greeting his at-bats — even at Steinbrenner Field, where he has mostly been well received.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

The Washington Nationals' offense struggled of late, a slump that included catcher Wilson Ramos, who was hitless in 17 at-bats before he got a single in the ninth inning Monday.
(UPI - News, )

C.J. Wilson has pitched Mike Napoli tough over the years, the Angels left-hander having limited the slugger to six hits, including one home run, in 31 at-bats for a .194 average.
(Mike DiGiovanna in Los Angeles Times - Boxing, )

Albert Pujols was hitless in three at-bats during his spring training debut, and the Los Angeles Angels lost -1 on Sunday to the defending World Series champion Kansas City Royals.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

Jordy Mercer's confidence never wavered during another lethargic start at the plate, one that saw him ceding at-bats and playing time to Pittsburgh Pirates rookie teammate Jung Ho Kang.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

Andrew McCutchen was hitless in two at-bats in his return to the Pirates' lineup, and Steve Pearce homered against his former team to lead the Baltimore Orioles over Pittsburgh -2 Tuesday.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

The Yankees added to a season of missed chances when Chris Carter, who had struck out in each of his first four at-bats, crushed a tie-breaking three-run homer against closer David Robertson.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

But his former teammates roughed him up in their next two at-bats with Josh Hamilton scoring twice and driving in two runs and Erick Aybar doubling in two more, giving the Angels a -0 lead...
(Kevin Baxter in Los Angeles Times - Football, )

Josh Reddick broke out of a slump by homering in three consecutive at-bats, Jed Lowrie and Yoenis Cespedes also connected and the Oakland Athletics beat the Toronto Blue Jays -6 on Friday night.
(CBC Sports, )

With 11 hits in 17 at-bats in four games, he has raised his average from .175 to .275. Howie Kendrick, who had three hits and scored three runs, is hitting .425 (17 for 40) in his last nine games.
(Mike DiGiovanna in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

Entering Thursday's game, the first baseman and outfielder had five hits — including three doubles — in 14 at-bats and had driven in two runs since being called up from triple-A Salt Lake a...
(Jim Peltz in Los Angeles Times - Football, )

The second half of the season did not begin with a reawakening from Cano, who was hitless in four at-bats as the Yankees beat the Mariners after Rodriguez’s tiebreaking, seventh-inning home run.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

Josh Hamilton homered in his first two at-bats, his first homers since he belatedly began his major league season this week back with Texas, helping the Rangers beat the Boston Red Sox -4 on Friday night.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

Matt Wieters and Manny Machado each were hitless in three at-bats in their first game since their seasons were cut short by injuries last year, and the Baltimore Orioles lost to the Detroit Tigers -4 Wednesday.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

The Angels' catcher entered play Thursday without a hit in 21 straight at-bats, dropping his average to .198. 'I've been getting myself out a lot, swinging at a lot of pitches I shouldn't be swinging at,' he says.
(Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

Chase Utley hit two homers to give him long balls in four straight at-bats, Cole Hamels pitched six innings in his final start before opening day and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves -2 Wednesday.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

Matt Kemp waited a long time to hit his first home run of the season — 75 homerless at-bats, plus the two minutes and 29 seconds he spent standing at third base while the umpires reviewed video of his opposite-field blast.
(Dylan Hernandez in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

Carter struck out in his first four at-bats, then launched a three-run shot in the top of the ninth inning Tuesday night to lift the Houston Astros to a -4 win over the New York Yankees in the opener of a three-game series.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Derek Jeter ended a home run drought of 161 at-bats in his final regular-season game against the Los Angeles Angels, and the New York Yankees kept Hector Santiago winless in seven starts with a -2 victory on Wednesday night.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

Taylor Featherston has looked overmatched at the plate in his first big league season, the Angels utility infielder hitting .133 with a .185 on-base percentage in a limited role, with 29 of his 75 at-bats ending in strikeouts.
(Los Angeles Times - All The Rage, )

Hiroki Kuroda snapped an 11-start road winless streak and Jacoby Ellsbury helped build an early lead with three hits and three RBIs his first three at-bats in the New York Yankees' -4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

After watching Josh Hamilton strike out five times in eight at-bats in the first two games against Baltimore, Angels Manager Mike Scioscia had seen enough of his struggling outfielder to know that he needed something more than just a pep talk.
(Kevin Baxter in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

Dee Gordon got his 200th hit of the season in the opener, and Christian Yelich tied a club record with hits in eight straight at-bats as the Miami Marlins won the nightcap -2 to complete a doubleheader sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies Saturday.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

The 22-year-old Puig, who had 44 hits in his first 100 at-bats after making his debut on June 3, is currently batting .407 (50-for-123) with eight home runs and 19 RBIs and a 1.118 OPS (on-base percentage plus slugging percentage) in just 31 games.
(Forbes - Business, )

A.J. Pollock hit his first career grand slam and drove in a career-high five runs in his first two at-bats, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres -3 on Friday night in Casey Kelly's first big league start in just under three seasons.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

LOUIS (AP) Rookie Aledmys Diaz lined a tying, three-run shot off the foul pole in the fifth inning, one of four homers in a span of nine at-bats against Jeff Samardzija, and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied past the San Francisco Giants -4 on Saturday night.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Clint Robinson, a 30-year-old non-roster invitee by Washington in spring training who had just 13 major league at-bats before this season, hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning to give the Nationals a -1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Friday night.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

Albert Pujols was hitless in 23 at-bats entering Saturday night, the second-longest drought of his career behind an 0-for-25 slump Sept. 2015. He had a team-low .138 average yet somehow led the Angels with 10 runs batted in, which says a lot about the state of the offense these days.
(Los Angeles Times - All The Rage, )

KEY MOMENT: Angels ace Jered Weaver had held Josh Donaldson hitless in nine career at-bats, but with the bases loaded and one out in the third inning, the A's third baseman rolled a two-run single to left field to key a four-run inning and propel Oakland toward its major league-best sixth...
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

The Angels are on a roll, leading the major leagues in runs and batting with runners in scoring position in July, so why not give Jefry Marte, a 25-year-old rookie with a mere 187 big league at-bats on his resume, the green light with a -0 count, two on and one out in the first inning Wednesday...
(Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

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