from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A pitch that should have been fielded by the catcher but was missed, allowing a runner to advance a base.
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- noun baseball A play where the catcher fails to stop a normally playable pitch and a runner advances.
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- noun a pitch that the catcher should have caught but did not; allows a base runner to advance a base
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