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Baserunner is out. Can't leave base til ball is hit.

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Q: What happens in softball when a fly ball is hit and the base runner is not on a base?
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What happens if a base runner leaves the base or is standing off the base and the pitcher releases the ball in softball?

runner is out


What is a base runner in softball?

after you hit the ball, you run to first base and you are a baserunner..


What happens if a runner touches or interferes with a active ball?

If the runner is standing on a base, nothing happens; the ball is live. If the runner is not standing on a base, the ball is declared dead and the runner is out.


How can people get out in softball?

To get someone out in softball the pitcher can strike them out. They can hit a pop-fly that is caught. The ball can beat the runner to first base by a defensive player tagging that base before the runner gets there. If the runner runs into a defensive player who is making the initial play on the ball, the runner is out. The runner could be tagged out before they touch the base.


In softball if at any time a base runner leaves the base can they be tagged out?

yes they can I play High school softball and you can get but if you leave the base before the pitcher releases the ball you are out


In fastpitch softball does it count as a stolen base when the runner advances on a pass ball?

Advancing on a passed ball does not count as a stolen base unless runner was already in the act of stealing the base, in that case it is a stolen base.


What is an rbi in softball?

An rbi is when there is a runner on a base and the hitter is at the plate and hits the ball and the runner that was on the base comes home and scores rbi = RUN BATTED IN


What do you do if you play base1 in softball?

you catch the ball and if the runner has passed a base throw it to the next one.


What is a rundown in softball?

When the ball is thrown to a base where the runner is trying to advance. The runner instead of continuing to the base stops and tries to return to the base from which they came. The fielder then throws the ball to that base causing the runner to change their direction again and so forth until the runner is tagged out or safely reaches a base.


What happens on a fly ball when the baserunner is not on a base in softball?

The baserunner is called out.


Can the first baseman in softball block the base to get the ball?

Blocking the base without having possession of the ball is obstruction, and can result in the runner being awarded the next base.


In softball how can a runner be out?

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