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According to Major League Baseball Rule 7.05(h), the batter is awarded first base, and all runners are awarded one base from the base they occupied at the time the pitcher began his delivery; the ball is dead.

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Q: What happens if a pitch bounces on home plate?
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The Pitcher throws towards home plate. the ball bounces in the dirt before home plate and it hits the batter is it a dead ball or hit batter?

It is a dead ball and the batter is awarded first base and is ruled a hit by pitch

Is home plat in fair or foul territory?

Home plate is foul territory unless the ball rolls in front of the plate and stays fair. If the ball bounces off the plate and strikes the batter; it's a dead ball.

Is there a legal pitch where the ball bounces off the ground before it goes over the home plate?

Well No, but remember if he swings its a strike The pitch is legal but it cannot be called a strike unless the batter swings and misses or hits the ball foul. The batter may swing at a ball that hits the ground before home plate and if he hits it fair play goes on. In other words, if a batter were to hit a home run on a pitched ball that hit the ground before home plate, it would be ruled a home run.

If a ball is hit and bounces on home plate is it a fair ball is it stays fair?

It would be a fair ball.

If a batter hits a pitched ball that bounces in front of the plate and it goes out of the park for a home run is this the correct ruling?

Yes, it is scored as a home run.

What team had a pond in there pitch?

There are no teams that have a pond in their pitch. A pitch is done by the pitcher and the pitcher throws towards home plate. There are no ponds between the pitcher's mound and home plate. Even if the pitch goes past the catcher, there are no ponds behind the plate either. It is possible, however, for some of the landscaping in home run territory to contain a pond.

If a Batter hits a baseball and it bounces off home plate and then rolls into fair territory is it foul?

It would be considered a fair ball.

How is earned runs scored in fast pitch softball?

you can steal home plate, you can be on 3rd when it is bases loaded and you are forced to go to home plate or you can be on 3rd and run to home plate when the ball is hit

How far does MLB pitch from?

The distance from the front of the pitcher's plate to the back tip of home plate is 60' 6".

What is a balitmore chop in baseball?

When a batter hits a ball very hard usually in front of home plate that hits the ground and bounces up high.

Are ASA slow pitch batters out if they step on home plate after they hit the ball?


Home plate umpire is resposible for what calls?

The home plate umpire calls whether pitches are strikes or balls. He also calls plays made on home plate. He also tells batters to walk if they are hit with a pitch.