The first baseman will in some cases. If the runner at first is a very important potential run with less than two outs, yes they will be held. Holding the runner on decreases the lead-off the runner has, so by holding the runner, the runner has longer to go to score.
If there are two outs, the fielders will normally not hold the runner because if any out is recorded, the inning is over. In this case you want the fielder in the best position to get the out.
In other cases, it is just the coach's philosophy.
YES! Because it is a FORCE out and not a TAGGED out.
The first thing you will need to find out is what the weather condition will be like. You will then need to find a pair of non binding shorts that will not cause chafing. A popular top among runners is the Capilene by Patagonia. You may also want to invest in a fanny pack to hold food and first aid items.
The third base runner is not forced to run in this situation so the play would be for the force out at second with a potential for a double play at first to end the half inning or a hold up at home to prevent the 3B runner from scoring.
you put the stick in front and hold it with both hands and let the ball tap it so that you get to first before the pitcher of third baseman can get to it and throw it to first
Catch ground balls and line drives hit their way, catch pop-ups hit in their direction, catch balls thrown to them by other fielders, hold base runners on, act as relay man on throws from right field to home, back up throws to 2nd base from left field
Transferring of the baton in this race is typically blind. The outgoing runner reaches a straight arm backwards when they enter the changeover box, or when the incoming runner makes a verbal signal. The outgoing runner does not look backwards, and it is the responsibility of the incoming runner to thrust the baton into the outstretched hand, and not let go until the outgoing runner takes hold of it. Runners on the first and third legs typically run on the inside of the lane with the baton in their right hand, while runners on the second and fourth legs take the baton in their left. Polished handovers can compensate for a lack of basic speed to some extent, and disqualification for dropping the baton or failing to transfer it within the box are common, even at the highest level.
a runner is what goes along the ground and a sucker is what sticks to the runner to hold it down and the plant runs a long the ground.
Because breathing takes away some of your energy.
No, he stands on them.
If you ever pay close attention to the base coaches, you'll notice that many of them hold a stopwatch. They do exactly what the scouts do. They time the runners. This helps the base coach determine whether or not it's safe to give the runner the sign to steal or if he can wave him around 3rd to score. The scouts, of course, use their stopwatches strictly to see how long it takes a runner to get from base to base.
Most likely it is neither a hit nor an error. In most cases this would be scored a "Fielder's Choice". It could be a hit if, in the scorers judgement, the batter would have beat the throw to first had the pitcher not hesitated to hold the runner. It would not be an error unless the pitcher bobbled or misplayed the ball. To clarify, a "Fielder's Choice" can be recorded even if an out is not registered.
Yes. When there is one or more runners on base, it is mandatory for the pitcher to hold his arms to his side before entering his Setup Stance. When entering Setup Stance, he must hold the baseball with both hands and come to a complete stop before throwing to any base, including pitching. However, if the runner wanted to be stupid and decided to run before the pitcher completes his Setup, he can throw the ball.