Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
Baseball a misplay by the catcher in which a pitch that could be caught or controlled is missed and a base runner advances to another base as a result
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A pitch that should have been fielded by the catcher but was missed, allowing a runner to advance a base.