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He is hit by the pitch, and is walked.

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Q: If a batter is hit by a pitch does he have to walk or can he continue to bat if he chooses to?
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Can a batter advance to second base on a walk when the pitch was not wild before the pitch to the next batter?

yes, the ball is not dead on a walk, the batter is free to try to advance to second and risk being put out

Can a batter swing during an intentional walk?

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When pitch hits batter and gets away from catcher can he or any baserunner advance?

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In major league baseball if batter gets hit on the hand is it a walk?

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Is a walk in baseball an at bat?

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If a pitched ball hits the ground first then strikes a player is the call a ball or a walk?

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Does a bases loaded walk or being hit by a pitch earn an RBI?

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