A completed turn in the batter's box. This could result in a hi,walk, sacrifice fly. sacrifice bunt, hit by pitch, or catchers interference. The at bat is not a plate appearance if the 3rd out is recorded before the batter has done one of the above. The batter would lead off the next inning with a 0-0 count.
No, a walk is considered a 'plate appearance' but not an at bat.
When you do not go to the bat.
It s a plate appearance, but not an at bat
walks count as plate appearance but doesnt count as a time at bat
AB is the abbreviation for At Bat. A player is credited with an At Bat for every plate appearance that results in a hit or an out.
It is in fact the only stat that may not be included as a plate appearance. While unique it is also confusing because it is up to the discretion of the scorekeepers as to whether or not the batter was bunting in an attempt to make it on base, or if they were indeed bunting to progress other players. If the scorekeeper rules that the player was in fact trying to progress other players with a disregard for whether or not they themselves make first base, then indeed it does not count as a plate appearance (unlike a sacrifice fly which regardless of the intention will always count as a plate appearance, but not an at bat.)
An official Major League Baseball plate appearance is any instance in which a batter complete any of his turns while batting however an official at-bat is also an official at-bat in which a player completes his turn batting except he does not receive credit for an official at-bat in the event of walking, being hit by a pitching as well as if his plate appearance results in the actions of the action of a sacrifice fly or a sacrifice hit.
A baseball plate has five sides.
After you hit the ball
What does an at bat mean compared to a plate appearance
no. a walk is a plate appearance