The fielder who caught the ball had the option to either get the batter running to first or another runner. Example: With a runner of first the batter hits the ball to the short stop. The short stop choices to throw the ball to second to get the runner out but the batter reaches first base safely.
If scored as a Fielders Choice it will go down as 0-1 (an AB with no hit) -- tigersy2k3
Yes, the batter is credited with an at-bat and scored as a fielders choice.
maybe... maybe not!
It does not count as an at bat
It is a fielders choice
Anytime the batter is put out at 1st base on a batted ball it is not considered a fielders choice, it is simply a put out. Now in your scenario if the catcher would have thrown home and the runner coming from 3rd is out and the batter is safe at 1st, then in that case it would be a fielders choice
It can't ... a balk can only be committed by a pitcher.
yes it's an at bat
No it goes down as a fielders choice.
No. No error can ever be given when there is an out made on the play.
no, the fielder had no choice to throw out the hitter at first.
A fielder's choice is always an at bat. The book would be marked as an FC with RBI.
Yes you would get an RBI on a fielders choice. If a runner scores on any batted ball the batter will get an RBI, whether an out is made or not.
Nope. It's a stolen base.
Hit, hit by pitch, intentional walk, cathers interference, pinch runner, errror, fielders choice, dropped third strike, balk, overturned out call, fielders obstruction,
Yes, if a hitter hits into a fielder's choice he gets credited for an at-bat and is NOT credited with a hit. Whether its an error or a fielder's choice the players batting average WILL decrease
yes. you ground to short with a man on first and they get the force at second... you are 0-1
If a ball hits the runner, the runner is out and the play is scored a hit for the batter.
Fielders choice. When there is a ground ball.and the field has multiple options to get an out and he throws it to whatever base he chooses.