A leadoff double by Jose Reyes, and a one-out intentional walk to New York Yankees star put two on for Edwin Encarnacion, who doubled in two runs.
What does IW stand for?
IW stands for Intentional Walk (baseball)
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We have 13 other meanings of IW in our Acronym Attic
- Information Warfare
- Information Week (magazine)
- Information Worker
- Initial Weight
- Injured Worker
- Inside Wiring (telecommunications)
- Institut der Deutschen Wirtschaft (German: Cologne Institute for Business Research)
- Insulated Wire
- Integrated Waveform (military catellite communications)
- Intelligence Wing (USAF)
Samples in periodicals archive:
After an intentional walk of Dan Klein to set up the double-play possibility, Chung hit his fly to Adamson, who couldn't get the throw home in time to get Lebledijian.
Nate Koneski relieved Murray, and a double steal and intentional walk loaded the bases.
While Murphy had been mired in a 1-for-16 slump, he’d still been having very good at-bats, and the intentional walk made it that much easier for New York to build a lead.
Yakult loaded the bases with two outs in the top of the 12th on two hits and Aoki's third consecutive intentional walk, but Ryohei Kawamoto popped out to first to end the threat.
The Angels finally managed to break a scoreless tie in the 12th inning when they pieced together two singles, an intentional walk and a bases-loaded walk to Garret Anderson for a 1-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers.
Hamanaka's fly came after back-to-back singles from Kentaro Sekimoto and Andy Sheets, followed by an intentional walk to Tomoaki Kanemoto at Koshien Stadium.
354 average against right-handed pitchers, while ranking in the top 10 in the National League in doubles, intentional walks, multi-hit games, total bases, on-base percentage and extra-base hits.