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You can tag a runner anytime but it's most important to tag a runner when it's not a force out play. When a baserunner runs to the next base without a runner behind him he must be tagged out before reaching base.

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Can you tag out a base runner anytime in softball?

Yes unless they are on the base!


If it is not forced out what must happen to a base runner to be called out in softball?

the fielder must tag the base runner


What base does a fielder never have to tag a base runner in softball?

First base.


Where can a runner be tagged in softball?

if shes sliding get her on the legs and if shes running tag her on the arm/chest


Does the runner have to be tagged out in softball?

No, unless there's is no force play involved. Meaning, you only tag if the runner is not forced to run to next base. But a runner is automatically out once tagged


What is a 'tag run' in softball?

when someone hits the ball and it is caught, the runner(s) on base can "tag" the base they are on once it is caught and then run to the next base. If they tag 3rd base and run home to score it is the tag run.


What is a tag up in softball?

a tag up is when the batter hits a pop-fly and the runner(s) on base must go back to the base touch it and then can continue to run. If they do not tag up they can be called out if they dont run back to the base.


Do you need to tag both base and runner for out?

no, you can tag the runner to get him out or on a play where the runner is forced to run you can step on the base he is running to.


When will a runner get a strike in softball?

A runner doesn't get a strike, a batter does.


In ASA softball can you be a courtesy runner and then a pinch runner for someone else?

NO


What are some rules of fastpitch softball?

There are a lot of rules to softball but you said a few so I will name some of them. ONE:If there is a throw down to second base then the second basemen has to tag the runner and not simply touch the bag with her foot . TWO:If the ball is hit into a pop fyly ball and if the ball is caught and if there is a runner that ran to the next base then the runner has to tag back up on the bag that they came from before they can go to the next base. THREE:If the batter is batting in the box and the catcher is in the way of the batter and interfears with the hit then the batter gets to go to first base. There you go. Three rules about softball.


Why does a second baseman have to tag a base stealer?

Any time a runner is not forced to advance to the next base, the defensiver player must tag the runner. If a runner is attempting to steal 2nd, either the 2nd baseman or the shortstop must tag the runner.


What is the rule in asa softball if a runner tags base before the flyball is caught?

The runner has to run back to first base before the ball is thrown to get her out. She has to tag back on first no matter if the ball was caught before she tagged second base or not. She has to tag back at first to be able to run to second or she will most likely be out.


What is an sacrifice fly in softball?

A sacrifice fly in softball is when they batter sacrifices themselves (meaning they are getting an out) to score the runner or to move the runner into scoring position.


Can you tag up in softball?

Yes, you can tag up on pop flies. ANSWER yes


Can a tag be considered a force out?

On a force out, you may either tag the base the runner is being forced to, or you may tag the runner before he gets to that base. If it is not a force out, you must tag the runner while he is off whatever base he has a legal right to occupy.


In softball is there a mandatory tag out on second base?

no


What is an out in softball?

It's when you strike out tag out or throw out


Sacrifice fly runner does not tag up?

if the runner does not tag up and does not get back to the bag after the ball is caught and thrown to whichever bag he is at then he is out.


Is a runner in softball out for running the bases in reverse or making a travesty of the game?

The ball is dead and the runner is out.


What is the perfect softball hit?

The perfect softball hit is when the batter is able to reach on base because of the hit. The perfect softball hit is also when you are able to advance the runner to the next base or have the runner get a score. Homerun


Who is the fastest softball base runner?

mens or womens


In machine pitch softball can a runner steal a base?

NO


What is run in softball?

A run in softball is when a base runner makes it safely around the bases and touches home plate. The team the runner is for is then given a point, also known as a run.


Can you tag up in slow pitch softball?

yes

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