Acronyms: Is 2B the same as F4?

Since we tend to use shorthand when describing various scenarios, do you find yourself sometimes confused what an acronym means? Here is a list of commonly used ones. if you think of others, please comment. We will update this list with new ones!

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The Strike Philosophy

Umpires proudly say, “Our favorite calls are outs and strikes.” Let’s talk about the Strike Philosophy. Here is the simplest way it was explained to me: Every pitch is a strike until the pitcher proves to me it ain’t! But why?