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Baseball.
a pitched ball that the catcher can reasonably be expected to catch but misses, resulting in a base runner's or runners' advancing one or more bases or in the batter's reaching first base safely. Cf. wild pitch.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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