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passed ball vs. wild pitch

[ past-bawl ]
/ ˈpæst ˌbɔl /

noun
  1. a pitched ball that the catcher can reasonably be expected to catch but misses, allowing one or more base runners to advance one or more bases.
[ wahyld-pich ]
/ ˈwaɪld ˈpɪtʃ /

noun
  1. a pitched ball that the catcher misses and could not be expected to catch, allowing one or more base runners to advance one or more bases.

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