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+5.09 The ball becomes dead and runners advance one base, or return to their bases,
without liability to be put out, when?
(h) Any legal pitch touches a runner trying to score; runners advance.
(n) With two out, a runner on third base, and two strikes on the batter, the runner
attempts to steal home base on a legal pitch and the ball touches the runner in the
batter?s strike zone. The umpire shallcall ?Strike Three,? the batter is out and the run shall not count; before two are out, the umpire shall call ?Strike Three,? the ball is dead, and the run counts.+
Call the pitch what it is.