If a pitcher throws a ball that hit the dirt and the batter swings and hits it is a fair ball?
It Is Fair As Long As The Batter Swings
And They Hit The Ball... As Long As It Is Inside The Foul Lines
The Ball Is In Play.
Baseball is a game of balls and strikes: the pitcher throws the ball, and the batter tries to hit it. If the batter swings at the ball and misses, that is called a strike. A batter gets three strikes (three efforts to swing at the ball) before being called "out."
A pitcher is the person who pitches, or throws, the ball to the batter.
If the pitcher hits the batter on a pitch then the batter is awarded first base. However if the batter swings at the ball and it hits her then it is a strike
The pitcher throws the ball to the batter in baseball
A baseball pitcher throws a fastball at 42 meters per second If the batter is 18 meters from the pitcher approximately how much time does it take for the ball to reach the batter?
It would take the ball .26 sec. to get from the pitcher to the batter.
Because where and how the pitcher throws the ball has a lot to do with where and how hard the batter hits it. If the pitcher is throwing the ball on the corners of the plate, moving the ball up and down in the strike zone, and changing speeds generally the batter will not hit as hard as the pitcher who throws the ball, no matter how hard, over the middle of the plate. The… Read More
The catcher throws to thr pitcher or if he misses the ball he throws it first to get tjr batter out because if if the batter strikes out and the catcher misses the ball the runner can run.
A ball simply means that the pitcher threw a ball too high or low.Also if the ball is no where near the plate its considered a ball.But if the batter swings and misses its a strike.In softball there is 4 balls if the pitcher throws 4 balls then the batter gets to walk.Walking means that they get to first base and if there is someone on first they advance to the next base.If the bases… Read More
Pitcher? All positions can throw the ball except the batter
If the batter attempts to hit the ball and misses, it is a strike. If the batter does not attempt to hit the ball and the ball enters the strike zone, it is a strike. If the batter does not attempt to hit the ball and the ball does not enter the strike zone, it is a ball (unless it hits the batter, then the batter is awarded 1st base).
the one who throws the ball to the batter (stands in the middle of the field on the white rubber)
A batter is in the batters box the pitcher throws and the batter hits the ball into his foot and the ball goes foul but what is the call?
its a dead ball and a strike, but not strike 3, just like a foul.
No. You fool.
If he swings at the ball and doesn't hit it, it is called a strike. There is a spot in front of the batter called the strike zone. It's a little square area that is as wide as home plate, and stretches from the batter's knees to the letters on his jersey. If the ball lands in this area and the batter doesn't swing, it's called a strike. Any other place would be called a… Read More
Yes. The pitcher is the person on the mound in the center of the infield who throws the ball at the batter. Usually, they are an integral part of the game.
If a batter makes contact with a pitch but makes an out is the pitch considered a ball or strike as far as the pitch count is considered?
I think you're asking, "if the pitcher throws a ball that is waaaay out of the strike zone, but the batter swings at it anyway, does it count as a strike?" The answer is YES - if it were a foul ball it would count as a strike, so why should it be any different if it is put into play?
A pitched ball that touches the ground is a live ball. If the batter swings and misses, it is a strike. If the batter swings and hits the ball, it is treated as any other hit ball.
The Pitcher throws towards home plate. the ball bounces in the dirt before home plate and it hits the batter is it a dead ball or hit batter?
It is a dead ball and the batter is awarded first base and is ruled a hit by pitch
the pitcher is the player that throws the ball to the batter in the games. Most of the time the pitcher stays the same (major league) but sometimes the pitcher changes (youth league).
When a pitcher deliberately throws a ball at a batter's head, that is a bean ball. If he hits the batter's head, he beaned the batter.
No, it is simply ball four and the runner is safe and the batter is awarded first base on a base on balls.
Base on ball is also known as a walk. This occurs when the pitcher throws 4 balls to a batter. In this situation the batter gets to automatically advance to first base
In little league you have a batter in full count and change pitcher the new pitcher threw one strike and the batter is out who is responsible for that defensive out?
In any league, the last pitcher to pitch the ball is responsible for that batter. If he strikes him out, the credit goes to him, regardless of how many pitches he throws.
pitcher in baseball mean to catch the ball no the answer above is completely wrong the pitcher throws the ball towards home plate in a given strike zone of the batter and make it land in the catchers glove
Baseball is a game where a pitcher throws the ball over the home plate and between the batter's knees to their lower chest. If the ball is not of those rules, the pitch is counted as a ball. If the batter swings at a ball, it is counted as a strike. 4 balls and it is a walk to 1st base and 3 strikes is a strikeout and the player is out as a batter… Read More
Where in the Little League rule book does it state that if a batter picks up a ball then throws it back to the pitcher that runners cannot steal?
It dosn't, but as soon as batter touch ball, ball would be dead and runner would have to return
If a catcher is credited with a putout on a strikeout does the pitcher get an assist as most stat programs do not give assists in this instance?
The pitcher does not get an assist unless the batter strikes out and the ball bounces to the pitcher, who throws the ball to the catcher, who tags out the runner.
The ball is in play like any other batted ball and is considered fair whether or not it ricochets into foul territory after hitting the pitcher. If the ball hits the pitcher on the fly and is caught by a fielder before it touches the ground, the batter is out. If a ground ball touches a pitcher and another fielder grabs it and throws the batter out at first base, the pitcher is given an… Read More
rolling: grounder sliding: base runner slides fluid: batter hits the ball/ pitcher throws the ball
the batter is out
its called a double play. it is the same as if a ball is hit up the middle and the shortstop gets it and gets the runner out at second and then throws to get the guy out at first
the batter swinging the bat :) apex
The pitcher throws the ball in baseball
If the pitcher throws four balls to one batter, it means that the batter would get a free base. However, the ball is not dead. For example, if the fourth ball was a wild pitch, other runners could advance, including the runner who had just walked.
Yes, if the batter was retired with that 1 pitch or got on base or was hit by the pitch. In other words if that batter is no longer up or if this was not the 1st batter the pitcher has faced and the pitcher threw a strike or a ball then the manager could take him out or if the pitcher suffered an injury with that one pitch. If the pitcher comes into a… Read More
The pitcher throws the ball to the batters, but everyone throws the ball at some point or another.
the person who throws it back to the pitcher after an out is the catcher!!!
The ball is only dead until the batter reaches first base and the pitcher has the ball. After that the batter can steal and the pitcher is free to do what he wants.
No when the batter gets hit by the ball it is called and walk and the batter gets to go to first base
If a batter swings a bat at a pitch and misses the ball but is hit by the ball in the process is the batter awarded first base or is it a strike due to the swing?
Its a strike
The ball is live and the batter is subject to being put out or reaching 1st base safely.
A 70 mph pitch travels at approximately 102.6 feet per second. The distance from the pitcher to the batter is 60 feet, 6 inches. Therefore, the batter has a little less than six-tenths of a second to react.
He throws the ball.
Baseball. A "walk" occurs when, in the umpire's judgement, the pitcher misses the "strike zone" with four throws to a single batter. The batter is then awarded first base.
Ground ball to pitcher- pitcher drops ball and batter beats throw does pitcher gets an error or the batter get a hit?
It depends on how bad the pitcher boots the ball. An error is recorded when an out is not made within reasonable effort or talent.
A ball is when the pitcher pitches a ball that cannot be hit. A strike is when a pitcher throws a good pitch, but the batter does't swing the bat or the first two fouls are both strikes, if they are side by side. After the batter gets 4 balls they are able to walk to 1st base. A strike is a pitch the batter offers at or apitch that enters the strike zone and… Read More
Yes. If the batter swings, it's a strike.
A ball occurs when the pitcher throws a pitch outside the strike zone and the batter does not swing at it. Should this occur four times during a plate appearance, the batter is allowed to advance to first base on what is called a base on balls, or walk.
With a runner on third batter swings and misses on the third strike and the ball hits the batter the runner on third crosses homeplate when the ball bounces away from the catcher Does the run score?
Batter is out, the ball is dead when it hits the batter. Runner at third returns to third.
The batter watches a strike go by and doesn't swing the bat. A batter swings at a strike and misses. A batter swings at a ball and misses. A batter could also attempt to bunt on the third strike, bunting it foul would lead to the batter being called out.