32 relations: Appeal play, Assist (baseball), Base on balls, Base running, Baseball card, Baseball field, Batting (baseball), Batting out of turn, Bunt (baseball), Catcher, Earned run average, Force play, Foul ball, Foul tip, In flight, Infield fly rule, Inning, Innings pitched, Interference (baseball), Live ball (baseball), Putout, Safe (baseball), Stolen base, Strike zone, Strikeout, Tag out, Tag up, Third baseman, Tie goes to the runner, Time of pitch, Umpire (baseball), Uncaught third strike.
In baseball, an appeal play occurs when a member of the defensive team calls the attention of an umpire to an infraction which he would otherwise ignore.
In baseball, an assist (denoted by A) is a defensive statistic, baseball being one of the few sports in which the defensive team controls the ball.
A base on balls (BB), also known as a walk, occurs in baseball when a batter receives four pitches that the umpire calls balls, and is in turn awarded first base without the possibility of being called out.
In baseball, base running is the act of running around the bases performed by members of the team at bat.
A baseball card is a type of trading card relating to baseball, usually printed on cardboard, silk, or plastic.
A baseball field, also called a ball field, sandlot or a baseball diamond, is the field upon which the game of baseball is played.
In baseball, batting is the act of facing the opposing pitcher and trying to produce offense for one's team.
In baseball, batting out of turn or batting out of order refers to an event in which a batter makes a plate appearance out of sequence from the batting order specified in the lineup card submitted by the manager to the home plate umpire before the start of the game.
A bunt is a special type of offensive technique in baseball or fastpitch softball.
Catcher is a position for a baseball or softball player.
In baseball statistics, earned run average (ERA) is the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched (i.e. the traditional length of a game).
In baseball, a force is a situation when a baserunner is compelled (or forced) to vacate his time-of-pitch base—and thus try to advance to the next base—because the batter became a runner.
In baseball, a foul ball is a batted ball that.
In baseball, a foul tip is defined as "a batted ball that goes sharp directly from the bat to the catcher’s hands and is legally caught.
In baseball, the rules state that a batted ball is considered in flight when it has not yet touched any object other than a fielder or his equipment.
The infield fly rule is a rule of baseball that treats certain fly balls as though caught, before the ball is caught, even if the infielder fails to catch it or drops it on purpose.
An inning in baseball, softball, and similar games is the basic unit of play, consisting of two halves or frames, the "top" (first half) and the "bottom" (second half).
In baseball, innings pitched (IP) are the number of innings a pitcher has completed, measured by the number of batters and baserunners that are put out while the pitcher is on the pitching mound in a game.
In baseball, interference occurs in situations in which a person illegally changes the course of play from what is expected.
In baseball, when the ball is alive (or in play), the game can proceed.
In baseball statistics, a putout (denoted by PO or fly out when appropriate) is given to a defensive player who records an out by one of the following methods.
In baseball, a baserunner is safe when he reaches a base without being put out by various ways.
In baseball, a stolen base occurs when a runner advances to a base to which he is not entitled and the official scorer rules that the advance should be credited to the action of the runner.
In baseball, the strike zone is the volume of space through which a pitch must pass in order to be called a strike, if the batter does not swing.
In baseball or softball, a strikeout (or strike-out) occurs when a batter racks up three strikes during a time at bat.
In baseball, a tag out, sometimes just called a tag, is a play in which a baserunner is out because he is touched by the fielder who is holding a live ball either in hand or glove while the runner is advancing.
In baseball, to tag up is for a baserunner to retouch or remain on their starting base (the time-of-pitch base) until (after) the ball either lands in fair territory or is first touched by a fielder.
A third baseman, abbreviated 3B, is the player in baseball whose responsibility is to defend the area nearest to third base — the third of four bases a baserunner must touch in succession to score a run.
Tie goes to the runner is a popular interpretation of baseball rules.
In baseball, the time of pitch is the instant when the pitcher has begun his pitching motion and, by the rules, has committed himself to throwing the pitch.
In baseball, the umpire is the person charged with officiating the game, including beginning and ending the game, enforcing the rules of the game and the grounds, making judgment calls on plays, and handling the disciplinary actions.
In baseball and softball, an uncaught third strike (sometimes referred to as dropped third strike or non-caught third strike) occurs when the catcher fails to cleanly catch a pitch for the third strike.