Buck might have done so, but somehow he "crossed signals" with Jack, the result being a passed ball that let in a score.
Summervilles first run for four innings was scored a moment later when Bob stole home on a passed ball.
Well, perhaps it did go somewhere near the plate, though to see it coming youd have thought it was going to be a passed ball!
Willis lined out a single, bringing in Larry and reaching second himself a moment later on a passed ball.
A passed ball is a throw by the pitcher which the catcher should stop but fails, and by his failure a base-runner gains a base.
This really turned out to be the “break” in the game, for it was on that passed ball that Snodgrass was put out.
Neither side was able to tally, although a scratch hit put a Giant on first and a passed ball advanced him to second.