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It is called a "ball"

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Q: What is it called when a pitched ball does not cross the strike zone?
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What is a pitched ball that is not is not swung at and isn't in the strike zone called?

A ball...


What is a pitched ball that is not swung at and isn't the strike zone called?

It's called a Ball.


What is the ball could if the ball is not pitched in the strike zone and the batter does not swing it?

This is called a ball, or a B.


What is it called when the ball is not pitched in the strike zone and the batter does not swing?

it is called " a ball" 4 balls and the batter walks to 1st base.


If a ball is pitched and it crosses the batter at his eyes and then drops into the strike zone is it a strike?

Yes. The umpire calls the pitch by determining if any part of the ball crossed any part of the plate within the strike zone. If the pitch does not cross home plate, the umpire calls a ball. If the pitch crosses any part of home plate, the umpire determines the height of the ball as it crossed the plate. If the beight is within the strike zone, it is called a strike. If it is outside the strike zone, it is called a ball.


What is a strike zone?

When a pitcher throws a ball over any part of home plate before the catcher catches the ball.


If a pitched ball hits home plate is it a strike?

No


Does the ball have to cross the front of the plate to be a strike?

No


How much of the plate does the ball have to cross to be an inside or outside strike?

even if the smallest bit of the ball crosses over the edge of the plate, it is to be called a strike as long as it is still within the strike zone


If the ball is pitched and the batter doesn't swing but the ball hits the bat what is the call?

It is a strike.


When does a umpire call a ball in baseball?

when it is not in the strike zone. a strike is thrown when the ball crosses home plate.if it does not cross home plate it is a ball.


Is it a strike if the catcher doesn't catch a strike?

The batter can run to first if the 3rd strike isn't caught. However, the batter still can be thrown out by the catcher at first base. Yes. A strike is called if the ball crosses home plate at the correct height, which is usually between the knees and the letters. A pitched ball does not have to be caught by the catcher to be called a strike.

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