ball four

RulesMLB Umpire Manual


Definitions of Terms: If the defensive team’s manager notifies the umpire that he would like to intentionally walk the batter— • Prior to the start of an at-bat: As the batter approaches the plate, the umpire will call “Time,” the ball is dead, and the umpire shall award the batter first base and advance any…

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