If the pitcher is in contact with the runner, the runner is safe if the pitcher drops the ball. If the pitcher is in contact with the rubber, it is a balk if he drops the ball.
if the person drops the baton he has to pick it up and then hand it to his team mate as the one waiting on the baton cannot pick it up if it didn't fall from him.
A relay race is a race in which a baton is handed from runner to runner until the baton eventually makes it all the way around the track. Each runner carries the baton a measure, and then hands it off to the next runner.
A baton. It usually is a colored cylinder.
A baton, typically made of light metal or aluminum. =================================== In a relay race, a runner passes a 'baton' to the next runner. The word 'baton' in French means 'stick.'
It is a baton.
to run the 4X100 relay you need a team of four people. the first person runs 100 meters then passes the baton to the second runner, the second runner runs 100 meters and passes the baton to the third runner, and so on.
Yes, or your team can get disqualified
Transferring of the baton in this race is typically blind. The outgoing runner reaches a straight arm backwards when they enter the changeover box, or when the incoming runner makes a verbal signal. The outgoing runner does not look backwards, and it is the responsibility of the incoming runner to thrust the baton into the outstretched hand, and not let go until the outgoing runner takes hold of it. Runners on the first and third legs typically run on the inside of the lane with the baton in their right hand, while runners on the second and fourth legs take the baton in their left. Polished handovers can compensate for a lack of basic speed to some extent, and disqualification for dropping the baton or failing to transfer it within the box are common, even at the highest level.
Nothing happens to the batter. The runner who interfered is called out.