Not grant “time” to a batter who asks for time once the pitcher has begun hisThat's Carlos Beltran's key to disrupting pitchers. I can't wait to see him call time, think he's been granted it and step out, only to have a strike thrown right down the center of the plate.
delivery. If the batter leaves the batter’s box without time and the pitcher
delivers a pitch, the umpire will call the pitch as if the batter had not left