NO!! As long as the coach wants to leave the pitcher in he can hit everybody.I hit 9 in a game once.
In the 2008-2010 MLB seasons, there were 497916 total at bats and 4811 batters hit by the pitch for an average of 0.966 batters hit per 100 at bats.
HB means hit batsmen: the names of the batters the pitcher has hit by a pitch. HBP means who the hit batsmen are.
For a pitcher to be credited with a start they only have to throw the first pitch of the game.
Walter Johnson plunked a total of 205 batters while pitching for the Washington Senators from 1907-1927.
NO. The limit will be determined by the coach.
29 in his career.
No baserunnerIf a pitcher faces the minimum number of batters for all the innings played (which means it could go to extra innings) without allowing a baserunner, he has pitched a perfect game: no hits, no walks, no batters hit-by-pitch, no batters reach on an error. Also, the pitcher cannot be substituted.
This is the pitcher