passed ball

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a pitch that the catcher should have caught but did not

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Two doubles and a single from the Northwest Regional champions made the deficit reasonable, but Pearland scored five runs on two wild pitches, a passed ball and a single in the sixth to seal the win.
That passed ball kind of opened up the floodgates," Hernandez said.
In other words, only those runs that would have scored in any given inning--if there had been no errors or passed balls in that inning--are considered earned runs.
Jamie LaClaire doubled to start the bottom of the second and moved to third on a passed ball, but was stranded there when the next three batters struck out.
As the pitcher goes into his stretch, the runner moves into his secondary lead--a controlled walking lead with the shoulders facing the plate and the weight over his right foot--in position to dash to the plate on a passed ball, wild pitch, ground ball, etc.
Another passed ball moved the runners up and then Tissenbaum walked to load the bases.
After Kevin Heffernan was hit by a pitch, Croteau and Heffernan moved into scoring position on a passed ball.
Mike Dougherty drove in Alec Cook and then scored on a passed ball for their only runs.
The Jackals took advantage of a passed ball and an error to score two unearned runs in the first, with an RBI single by Carlos Guzman making it 3-0.
Third baseman Hector Estrella hit an RBI single, and after a passed ball, Stock scored on a wild pitch and Buss delivered a perfect two-out bunt down the third-base line to score the third run.
They made it 2-0 in the third when a walk to Payton Sylvester, a stolen base and a passed ball set the table for Sereti's run-scoring infield hit.
Marcus Piazzisi walked with one out in the first, advanced on a wild pitch and passed ball and then scored on Pulfer's groundout.
But that lead had vanished by the top of the second, a rally that began when Brad Penny struck out Chad Tracy, only to have him reach first when catcher Russell Martin committed a passed ball.
Fourth time up - singled, stole second, took third on a passed ball, scored on another passed ball.
Carlos Valencia's sacrifice fly scored Ryan Mollica, and Jose Reyes came in on a passed ball.