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when a baserunner decides to sprint to the next base right after the pitcher releases the ball. It is a risk. But once the catcher catches the ball that was just pitched, the catcher can very quickly decide to throw the ball to the base and try to get the baserunner, or stealer, out.

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Q: Define a stolen base in softball?
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What does SBA stand for in softball stats?

Stolen base average


In fastpitch softball does it count as a stolen base when the runner advances on a pass ball?

Advancing on a passed ball does not count as a stolen base unless runner was already in the act of stealing the base, in that case it is a stolen base.


What is the meaning of a stolen base in baseball or softball?

if your on a base and the ball leaves the pitchers hands you can run to the next base. that's called stealing the base


Fastpitch Softball is the following scored as a stolen base- Runners on 1st and 3rd runner on first attempts to steal 2nd catcher throws hard to pitcher to trick runner on 3rd to go is it steal of 2nd?

No stolen base awarded as the stolen base was uncontested.


What is steal in baseball?

Stealing is the same thing as a stolen base in baseball/softball. It is when there is a person on 1st, 2nd, or 3rd and they run to the next base while the pitcher is in the middle of their pitch. If the runner advances to the next base without being thrown out by the catcher, then they have stolen that base.


Define the word bag in softball?

Saying the 'bag' in softball is referencing the base. It could be any of the bases (1st, 2nd, 3rd, or Home). "He never touched the bag" would mean the player never touched the base.


What does SB stand for in softball stats?

SB means stolen bases in softball and baseball stats.


How many bases are in softball?

there are 4 bases in softball, homeplate, first base, second base, third base...


How long is a softball base?

the softball base is 60 ft then it goes to 90 ft when you get older.


When is a stolen base not a stolen base?

When it's defensive indifference


What is the size of a base in softball?

what is the real size of softball bases??


What is the most important postion in softball?

The most important position in softball is 1st base and pitcher


What base is always an force out in softball?

first base.


What is the distance from base to base in softball?

60 feet


What is the only base that can be overrun in softball?

first base


Define what is ground ball in softball?

when the ball is hit on the ground and rolls.


How many feet from base to base in softball?

60 feet


What the only base to always have a force out in softball?

First base


What base does a fielder never have to tag a base runner in softball?

First base.


What a forced run in softball?

when someone hits the softball and and the person on first, second, and third base has to run tothe next base


When can you take the lead off base in softball?

After the softball has crossed over that home plate.


Define a perfect game in softball?

According to the rules of the International Softball Federation (ISF), a perfect game in softball is a statistic credited to a pitcher when he/she completes a game and allows the opposing team no one reaching first base. By international softball rules, a game is considered complete if a team is winning by 20 runs after three innings, 15 after four, or seven after five.


In softball is there a mandatory tag out on second base?

no


A softball base is how big?

12 inches


Can you steal a base in slow pitch softball?

no : (