A pitched ball, not struck at by the batter, which fails to pass over the home plate at a height not greater than the batter's shoulder nor less than his knee (i.e. it is outside the strike zone). If the pitcher pitches four balls before three strikes are called, the batter advances to first base, and the action of pitching four balls is called a walk.
a pitch that is not in the strike zone; "he threw nine straight balls before the manager yanked him"
a pitch that is outside of the strike zone at which the batter did not swing
a throw by the pitcher that fails to enter the strike zone and is not hit by the batter
A pitch outside the strike zone that the batter does not try to hit.
A pitch which does not enter the strike zone and is not struck at by the batter.
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