called strike

called strike

(kôld)
n. Baseball
A pitch judged by the umpire to be a strike and not swung at by the batter.
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The RMT rail union has called strike action on services on the Central and Victoria lines from 8pm on Thursday 29 August to 8pm Friday 30 August.
They find that umpires were 1.5 percentage points less likely to call a strike if the previous pitch was a called strike. The bias toward an opposite call was also significantly more pronounced when the previous two calls were the same.
The product will play an important role in the significant reduction of disputes about whether a pitch should be called strike or ball, increasing the integrity of the game.
Heineman was ejected after a called strike on a checked-swing and then Horton came out to argue the call and he was ejected.
Activision has released an entirely new version of the hugely popular Call of Duty franchise for the iPad and iPhone, called Strike Team.
KARACHI, August 14, 2011 (Frontier Star): The Sindhi nationalist parties have called strike throughout the province against the abolition, after a brief reintroduction, of the commissionerate system in the province.
Saturday's opening round of games in the new-look, 12-team league had to be postponed after local refs called strike action over match day fees and the non provision of assistants at Championship games.
A called strike also ends the turn, but not offering at a pitch outside the strike zone will get the hitter another pitch.
The museum, on New Road near Grange Moor, has themed arts and crafts sessions based around its exhibition called Strike: Not The End Of The Story.
They have a group called Strike Back, and they commission their own studies, treating the cooked statistics as independent facts," says Schwab.
LAHORE/KARACHI -- Bar councils called strike on August 22 in Punjab, Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) against the arrest of leaders of lawyer associations.
Neff threw two balls before a called strike. Davis watched the next two balls to end the game.