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balk

the action of a horse when it refuses to obey a command to which it usually responds. See also jibbing.
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Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista wisely took advantage of his "free swing" when Chicago White Sox pitcher John Danks delivered a pitch on a balk call on May 26, 2015, at the Rogers Centre.
The studies varied widely in how recent they were, how nationally representative they were, and by their sample size, Balk and his co-authors acknowledged.
Balk started out at SVF Cothen and joined SV Houten before moving onto Utrecht.
Green Balk Lane, Pond Lane and the top of Rowley Lane is littered with dog faeces of different variations and sizes.
For Balk, the tradeoffs of not having a smartphone outweigh any benefits of obtaining one.
Logan Ice led off with a single, and after the Beavers had loaded the bases, Bordignon started his move to the plate then stopped, causing the home plate umpire to call a balk and allowing Joe Gillette to score the winning run.
Balk said: "The experience and atmosphere was fantastic but I'm a winner.
I'm just disappointed in myself, I guess, if I did actually balk.
Dethlefsen & Balk GmbH, is headquartered in Hamburg, Germany.
Balk Dach is not expected to continue its operations.
Directed at both college students and campus professionals, Balk (health and nutrition sciences, thanatology, Brooklyn College, City U.
After five years of archival reconstruction in Jakarta, Louisa Balk, Frans van Dijk and Diederick Kortlang have compiled a new inventory of the VOC (Dutch East India Company) and colonial archives to be found in the Indonesian capital.