Can a relief pitcher in major league baseball come in and throw just one pitch or does he have to pitch completely to one batter?

  A pitcher who enters the game must pitch at least one full at bat. The only exception to this is if the pitcher suffers an injury during warmups or while pitching to the
Why do left-handed pitchers throw to left-handed hitters?

Why do left-handed pitchers throw to left-handed hitters?

Left-handed pitchers pitching to left-handed batters, and  right-handed pitchers pitching to right-handed batters have an  advantage over the hitter. A curve ball or slider

Why do right handed batters in baseball hit better off left handed pitchers?

  The answer is because left handed batters hit worse off left handed pitchers. There are two reasons for this. The first reason is spin. A left handed pitcher will more
Has any baseball pitcher struck out 27 consecutive batters?

Has any baseball pitcher struck out 27 consecutive batters?

yes there has in usa baseball a pitchter in a high school game in Ohio he's name is r.l eisenboch i don't know if its spelled right thought Not in MLB or the minor leagues. B
Can a left handed pitcher fake a pickoff throw to first base?

Can a left handed pitcher fake a pickoff throw to first base?

A left handed pitcher can fake a throw to first base so long as the pitcher disengages the pitching rubber with the pivot foot (in this case, the left foot) prior to feigning

Why does the umpire throw in a new ball after the pitcher throws one that hits the dirt but not after a batter hits the ball which they throw back to the pitcher?

You only see this is upper levels of baseball due to the talent and skill level of the pitchers, and to maintain nobody has a competitive advantage. If a ball has a scuff or a

When a pitcher throws the ball in the dirt the umpire takes it out of the game. If the batter hits a ground ball why is it also not taken out?

  A pitch which hits the dirt often becomes discolored or has scuff marks on it due to the nature of the soil material around home plate. This happens at a fairly high rat