There are two (2) types of throwing errors we will cover:
Fielders do not always make perfect throws. Sometimes, they will attempt to throw the baseball to another fielder, but accidentally throw it too far, causing the baseball to go into the dugout, stands, or another territory that is out of play (NOT including foul territory).
While wild pitches are not technically considered overthrows, they occur when a pitcher throws a baseball that is so far from the strike zone that the catcher is unable to catch it. In this case, runners may advance.
If the pitch was the batter's third strike, the batter may also advance to first base. However, it is not considered a wild pitch if no runner advanced bases. If the bases are empty and the batter had less than two (2) strikes, it is not considered a wild pitch even if the catcher was unable to catch it.