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Yes, the ball is live, so there are several ways the batter-runner could be called out after a walk. One would be if he goes from the batter's box into the dugout; another would be if he goes to 1st base, then rounds it and is tagged. I'm sure there are more.

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If you mean pitcher, then the batter walks to first base.

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Q: Does the batter walk after 3 balls or 4?
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