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Is baseball a faster paced game than softball?


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2015-07-16 18:20:02
2015-07-16 18:20:02

Generally softball is a faster paced game than baseball. The rules of softball vary depending on which association your playing under. Some leagues start every at bat with the count at 1 and 1, this drasticaly speeds up the game. The ASA only allows you three strikes, meaning that if you have two strikes, and you foul a ball, you are out. This is done to help speed the game along. Also most softball leagues only play 7 innings as opposed to the 9 played in baseball. Some rules in Major League Baseball are there to help speed the game along as well, for instance the pitcher technically only has 20 seconds to throw a pitch once the catcher throws it back to him, however there are no limits to timeouts in baseball, so the batter can call a timeout any time he chooses (provided the umpire grants his request), and then the catcher can call a timeout to have a meeting on the mound with a pitcher...

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