term. Official abbreviation
: CS. From the MLB rulebook
, part of Section 10.8
(h) A runner shall be charged as "Caught Stealing" if he is put out, or would have been put out by errorless play when he
(1) Tries to steal.
(2) Is picked off a base and tries to advance (any move toward the next base shall be considered an attempt to advance).
(3) Overslides while stealing.
NOTE: In those instances where a pitched ball eludes the catcher and the runner is put out trying to advance, no caught stealing shall be charged. No caught stealing should be charged when a runner is awarded a base due to obstruction.