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1. 3 strikes are called ("strikeout")

2. the ball hit by the batter is caught before hitting the ground ("flyout")

3. first baseman catches the ball before the batter runs there

4. the batter doesn't stand in the batter's box

5. the batter runs to a base that has already been tagged ("tagged" or "tag play")

6. the runner is tagged with the ball before reaching a base

7. the runner goes more than 3 feet out of the base line to avoid being tagged

8. the runner doesn't touch the bases (the runner is allowed to run past first but must touch second and third)

9. a fielder holding the ball touches a base, that is the only remaining base to which the runner can go, before the runner gets there

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Q: What are the four ways a batter can get out in softball?
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What are 3 ways the fielding team can get the batter out in softball?

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How can a batter get out in softball?

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How can you score from third in softball?

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What are 3 ways a strike is called on a batter for softball?

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What are the three ways a batter can get on a base in softball?

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What does db mean in softball?

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What is the next batter called in softball?

On-Deck


What is on deck in softball?

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How many ways can a batter reach first base in softball?

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In Softball what is a single?

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What are ways a batter can be called out in softball?

They can strike out, hit the ball and it be caught, or hit the ball and either be tagged (with the ball) or a player gets to the base before them (with the ball).


Softball what is the distance between pitcher and batter?

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Which one is the first batter of the team in softball?

Lead off batter or the first batter to start off the teams turn at bat.


What are three ways a softball batter can get out?

There are many ways that a batter can get out. * They can get a strike out. (The ball is thrown in the strike zone and the batter doesn't hit it 3 times) * They can get an out at first. (The batter hits the ball somewhere in the field and the fielder throws the ball to first before the batter lands her foot on the bag making a force out) * Be called out by umpire for leaving bag too early for a lead off.(If the batter gets a head start for the next bag they are going to before the ball leaves the pitchers hand then the batter is called out by the umpire)


If a pitched ball in fastpitch softball hits the ground and then hits the batter does the batter get awarded a base?

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Does a batter get credited with an RBI on a wild pitch in softball?

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When will a runner get a strike in softball?

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Is a batter out in slow pitch softball if they step on home plate?

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Are the ways you hold a softball to pitch the same as holding a baseball to pitch?

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