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Postby SweetAurillia » Wed May 09, 2007 10:02 pm

So me and my buddy were debating about this. Let's say a batter swings at strike 3 but the pitch is wild and he reaches on base for whatever reason. Does the pitcher still get a K? I'm just guessing since a K is a strike OUT that they don't but I'm shooting int he dark here.
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Postby Jschmuck2 » Wed May 09, 2007 10:02 pm

Yes.
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Postby bceagles04 » Wed May 09, 2007 10:12 pm

I love when it happens, and the pitcher strikes out the side and gets 4 K's in one inning.
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Postby Old_Style » Wed May 09, 2007 10:13 pm

10.15 Strikeouts
A strikeout is a statistic credited to a pitcher and charged to a batter when the umpire calls three strikes on a batter, as set forth in this Rule 10.15.
(a) The official scorer shall score a strikeout whenever a batter:
(1) is put out by a third strike caught by the catcher;
(2) is put out by a third strike not caught when there is a runner on first before two are out; (3) becomes a runner because a third strike is not caught; or
(4) bunts foul on third strike, unless such bunt on third strike results in a foul fly caught by any fielder, in which case the official scorer shall not score a strikeout and shall credit the fielder who catches such foul fly with a putout.
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Postby SweetAurillia » Wed May 09, 2007 10:36 pm

Ah ok thanks guys. Knew I could count on you guys to clear it up ;-D
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Postby itodd » Thu May 10, 2007 9:08 am

my last plate apperance in little league i struck out but ran to first and the catcher threw it wild so i proceeded to have a inside the park homerun (or a run on 3 errors)

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Postby jswede » Thu May 10, 2007 9:10 am

itodd wrote:my last plate apperance in little league i struck out but ran to first and the catcher threw it wild so i proceeded to have a inside the park homerun (or a run on 3 errors)

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that's pretty cool. even cooler that it was your last AB ever.
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