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If the ball hits the batter's hand before it hits their bat, it is a hit by pitch and the batter takes first base. If the ball hits the bat first it is a foul ball.

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Q: What if your hit in the hands while at bat?
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9 and 10 year old batter gets hit on the hands while swinging what the call?

If you are hit on the hands its considered part of the bat, so it is just a normal swing.

When at bat is it a foul ball if the batter is hit by the pitch on the hands?

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If batter hit on hand while bunting does he walk?

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It is not very likely. Actually if you use a bat too much that it starts to get even the smallest little divetts that means the bat isn't as good and u might start to hit worse.

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