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  • noun Alternative spelling of base on balls.


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  • The result was a base-on-balls to Jeter that seemed guided by a purposeful strategy: pitching Jeter inside to test his bat speed.

    Have Pitchers Figured Out Jeter?

  • Mr. Lee is regarded these days as baseball 's preeminent control pitcher; he walked only 18 hitters in 212 1/3 innings this season, and in his two victories and 16 innings against Tampa Bay in the ALDS, he struck out 21 batters without issuing a base-on-balls.

    Behind Lee

  • When he got hurt and came back, we talked about him doing the little things—putting the ball in play, getting on base, taking some base-on-balls—and he did that.

    A Flushing Farewell?

  • Olsen (2-1) allowed a pair of hits, issued three base-on-balls and struck out one in seven innings to earn the win and Neal tossed two scoreless innings to earn his third save.

  • Tim Drew (1-7), who issued five base-on-balls, surrendered five runs and seven hits in five innings to absorb the loss.

  • Tamayo (6-5) surrendered a run and four hits with five base-on-balls in six innings to suffer the loss for Wichita, which has been shut out three times in its current four-game losing streak.

  • Mike Fyhrie (1-3), who finished with five strikeouts, surrendered two runs, six hits, and a base-on-balls to suffer the loss for Buffalo, which was held scoreless for the first time in 12 games.

  • D.J. Houlton (4-3) surrendered two runs and three hits with five base-on-balls in five innings to suffer the loss.

  • Mario Valdez collected a single, drew a pair of base-on-balls and scored twice for Sacramento, which improved to 17-15 in one-run games.

    Pacific Coast League - Class AAA Baseball - Fresno vs. Sacramento

  • Byas, who drew three base-on-balls, scored three runs and stole

    Pacific Coast League Baseball - Tacoma vs. Fresno


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