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yes, but he can be thrown out if the ball beats him to first after the dropped 3rd strike.

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Q: Can batter advance on dropped third strike?
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Can batter surrender dropped third strike?

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Batter kick dropped third strike is he out?

yes


Does batter have to swing to be legal runner on a dropped third strike?

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Does it matter if the batter swings or not on the dropped third strike rule?

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If there are no outs and bases are loaded on a drop third strike. What should the catcher do?

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With two out can a batter on a third dropped strike run to first?

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On a dropped third strike can runners advance?

Yes, a dropped 3rd strike acts the same as a passed ball or a wild pitch so runners can advance to the next base.


Where a batter has a dropped third strike and make it to first what is this called?

It is recorded as a strike out and the batter/runner advance to 1st is due to a past ball or wild pitch which ever the case. In this situation the pitcher can record more than 3 strike out in 1 inning. There is no technical name it's just a dropped 3rd strike.


Can a runner score on a dropped third strike if the batter is out at first?

Yes, as long as the batter thrown out at first is not the third out of the inning.


Can a runner score on a dropped third strike?

Absolutely but only if the batter safely reaches first base. A dropped (actually uncaught) third strike is a live ball.


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