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Odubel Herrera lined a double, advanced on another wild pitch and scored on Nick Williams' single to cut it to 3-2.
Three saved wild pitches by catcher Yan Gomes in the ninth inning, blocking pitches in the dirt.
However, in the bottom half of the inning, Dean scored on a wild pitch and Austin Stoddard crossed the plate on an error to tie the game again.
Then on a wild pitch that got past Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph, Gregorius ran home.
In the top of the sixth, O'Connor scored on a wild pitch that cut the lead to four.
Ohtani actually came to the plate with bases loaded, but Tomlin threw a wild pitch to score a run one pitch before Ohtani's blast.
After two perfect innings, Beer's lone hiccup came in the third inning when Pasadena's Robert Olivades singled, moved to second on a throwing error, to third on a wild pitch and scored on a two-out single from Jacob Green for the Bulldogs' run.
Trey Ochoa opened the inning with an infield single, followed by a wild pitch and a four-pitch walk to Andrew Fregia.
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Definition of wild pitch for English Language Learners
baseball : a pitch that cannot be caught by the catcher and that allows a runner to go to the next base
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