A runner must be tagged to be Out if he is not forced to advance as a result of the batter putting the ball into play.
Only if he is intending to tag the runner instead of stepping on the first base bag.Answer:It depends on the situation. A defender cannot block a runners path just to be doing it, however if a defender is making a play on a batted ball then the defender has the right to field the ball and if the runner makes contact with him even if he is in the baseline the runner can be called out (more then likely will be called out for runner interference). If the defender is making a play on a thrown ball or a tag then if the 1 basemen "gets in the way" of the runner there is nothing illegal there either.
he must tag the runner with the baseball
Out. Force play.
Once the ball is first touched on the fly by a player, runners can begin to advance. For example, if a line drive caroms off the glove of the second basemen and flies out to the right fielder who catches it on the fly, runners would only have to tag up until the ball hit the second basemen's glove.
Where the pitcher and the basemen hold the runner on base either by changing up his pitch delivery and speed or by attempting a pick off move
he should thorw it to home.
Not always. If a fielder is in possession of the ball AND in physical contact to a base that a base runner must run, then that base runner is out.
no, you can tag the runner to get him out or on a play where the runner is forced to run you can step on the base he is running to.
he or she is safe the ball must be in the glove
Yes a first baseman can interfere with a runner if the play is at first base
He made the game less violent fielders could not tag a runner by throwing the ball at him. Instead, the fielder had to throw the ball to another player, who would tag the runner or touch the base.