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A pitch which is not hit by the batter and cannot be stopped by the catcher, enabling a base runner to advance.
- ‘Gullett's wildness then reared itself in the form of a wild pitch, which allowed Lee to advance to second.’
- ‘Horlen threw a wild pitch, advancing the runners to second and third.’
- ‘He walked nine, hit a batter and threw a wild pitch, but still escaped with the third no-hitter in franchise history.’
- ‘In the sixth it was another error from the shortstop and a wild pitch that led to two runs.’
- ‘The pitching staff has hit enough batters and thrown enough wild pitches to be on pace to set major league records in both areas.’
Enable (a base runner) to advance by making a wild pitch.‘Reed was wild-pitched to second’
- ‘He nearly pitched the Redskins back into serious contention for the Capitol Division title with four touchdown passes, which nearly erased a 17-point deficit, but then he wild-pitched them just about out of the running with four passes that were intercepted, three in the fourth quarter.’
- ‘In the seventh, Orr pinch-hit singled, was wild-pitched to third, and came home on a Johnson sac fly.’
- ‘Charged with the responsibility of preserving it further, Williamson responded by walking the leadoff man and then wild-pitching him to second.’
- ‘Fisherbaugh struck out Coker but wild-pitched the runners up a base in the process.’
- ‘Besides all the hits, Post 115 hurlers issued eight walks, hit two batters and wild-pitched three runs home.’
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