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# How many bases do you receive if a fielder catches a ball in his cap?

Updated: 9/28/2023

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If it is a batted ball, the batter and all runners are awarded 3 bases.

If it is a thrown ball, the batter and all runners are awarded 2 bases from whatever base they had occupied when the ball was thrown.

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