from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Hard hitting with the fists, in fighting.
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- verb Present participle of
- noun US
hittinga ball hard; slogging
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He is the reigning American League MVP, has back-to back batting titles and three of the last four and led the league in slugging and on-base percentage last year.
But he came back and hit an AL-high .365 with 28 home runs and led the league in slugging percentage (.587) and on-base percentage (.444).
Kouzmanoff led the minor leagues in slugging percentage last season (.665), earning him the nickname the "Crushin 'Russian."
He led the minors in slugging percentage last season, and his power numbers should carry over despite playing his home games at Petco Park.
Still, this huge increase in slugging has not made the Hispanic shortfall in walks disappear.
He had a slugging percentage in 2007 of just .437, and his career slugging is .444.
During the season the Diamondbacks were outscored by their opponents 732-712 and trailed in slugging percentage .420 to .413.
Powell and Nagin slugging it out in front of the National League of Cities.
Utley, who leads the league in homers (11), extra-base hits (21) and slugging, is a big reason why the Phillies went 15-12 in April, their best start since 2003.
Would you believe he's at top of AL in slugging this month?