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game stops after 5 innings when one team has a 10 or more run lead.

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Q: What is the mercy rule in softball?
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How many innings are in a softball game?

7 innings unless there is a mercy rule

What is the rule in ASA fast pitch softball 12u for run limit per half inning?

Its a 5 point mercy rule

When does softball end?

softball has 7 innings in less a tie then they play more innings if one team is winning by a lot they have the mercy rule and they call the game

Does MLB use the Mercy Rule?

No, MLB does not use the mercy rule.

Is there a mercy rule in the NFL?

No, there are no professional sports leagues that carry a mercy rule

Is there a framing rule in fastpitch softball?

No there is no framing rule.

Is there a mercy rule in pro baseball?


Is there mercy rule in Major League Baseball?

There isn't a mercy rule in the MLB because the score hardly ever gets that high.

Is there a mercy rule for Major League Baseball?


What is the high school mercy rule in baseball?

The high school mercy rule in baseball says that if 5 innings occurred and a team is ahead by 10 runs, the game is over. A mercy rule is used so that one team doesnÃ?t feel humiliated by a loss.

What is a mercy rule in baseball?

The mercy rule alltows the game to be ended early when one team has a very large and presumably insurmountable lead over the other team.

Is there a 10 run mercy rule in Major League Baseball?

No, there is no 10 run rule in MLB.

In softball pitching why must be the ball thrown underhand?

That's just the rule. It is like baseball, because if you pitched underhanded in baseball, it would be a balk, and there is probably a similar rule in softball.

Is there a pitching arc rule in girls 12u fastpitch softball?

No, but there should be.

How much is a mercy in baseball?

The "mercy rule" is only used in some leagues. There is no mercy rule in the MLB. My local Little League had a rule that if one team was up by more than 10 after the 4th inning, the game would be over and the team with the lead wins. ---------- 15 after 3 innings, 10 after 4 innings, and 8 after 5 innings is also a commonly used "mercy rule" in some leagues.

What is the Mercy rule high school basketball national federation?

Mercy Rule in Georgia6 minute quarters * Applies Only to Varsity GamesAfter 2 quarters…40 or more points…Losing coach MUST agreeAfter 3 quarters…30 or more points…MandatorySub-Varsity does NOT have a Mercy Rule

What actors and actresses appeared in Mercy Rule - 2014?

The cast of Mercy Rule - 2014 includes: Kirk Cameron Chelsea Noble Bas Rutten Noah Staggs as Camera Man

Why do women in fastpitch softball pitch the ball underhanded?

cuz that's the rule

How do you say mercy rule in french?

I'm not sure what a "mercy rule" is, but literally you might translate that as "une règle de pitié". sounds like: ewn REG-luh duh pee-TYAY

What are the rule's for softball?

There are many rules in softball but there are different leagues. Post a question more specific about what type of league and you may receive better answers.

Sacrifice fly rule in slow pitch softball?

In competitive mens slowpitch softball, a "sac fly" is an out. However, the batter still receives the RBI.

Can you turn off the mercy rule in wii sports baseball?

I'm afraid not.

How do you get a mercy rule in baseball?

Ir really depends what type of league your playing in.

8 run rule in college softball?

8 or more runs after 5 innings.

Is the international softball rule used in high school softball?

I assume you are referring to the international tie breaking procedure. It can be used as a state adoption. Please check with your states high school athletic association to see if they have adopted the rule.