the count

noun

baseball
: the number of balls and strikes that have been pitched to a batter
The count is two balls, two strikes.
He was behind/ahead in the count.

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“The count.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20count. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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