It is a reference to how it is kept in the scorebook. A K is a strikeout. A backwards K is a strikeout looking.
A 'K' is a strikeout where the batter swung and missed at the third strike. A 'k' is a strikeout where the batter took a called third strike.
No balls called in that strikeout
k stands for strikeout looking K stands for strikeout swinging
A 'K' is a strikeout where the batter swung at strike three. A 'k' is a strikeout where the batter did not swing at strike three.
shut out Its a Strikeout SO - Strikeout, SHO - Shutout K - Strikeout, SO - Shut out
It means strikeout looking as opposed to strikeout swinging.
A K in baseball is shorthand for a strikeout.
its called a strikeout otherwise statistically pitchingwise known as a "k."