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It Is Fair As Long As The Batter Swings

And They Hit The Ball... As Long As It Is Inside The Foul Lines

The Ball Is In Play.

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Q: If a pitcher throws a ball that hit the dirt and the batter swings and hits it is a fair ball?
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When a batter swings at a pitch and misses is?

Baseball is a game of balls and strikes: the pitcher throws the ball, and the batter tries to hit it. If the batter swings at the ball and misses, that is called a strike. A batter gets three strikes (three efforts to swing at the ball) before being called "out."

What is is pitcher?

A pitcher is the person who pitches, or throws, the ball to the batter.

What is the name of the player who hits the ball in baseball?

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If an MLB pitcher throws the ball and it bounces at the batter's feet and he still swings and hit a home run does it count?

Yes, it does, unless it bounces off of his feet. If it is off of his feet, he will take first base. If the ball is near is feet, then it counts.

Why is the pitcher considered the most important defensive player on a baseball team?

Because where and how the pitcher throws the ball has a lot to do with where and how hard the batter hits it. If the pitcher is throwing the ball on the corners of the plate, moving the ball up and down in the strike zone, and changing speeds generally the batter will not hit as hard as the pitcher who throws the ball, no matter how hard, over the middle of the plate. The defense will usually set its positions based on how a pitcher is going to pitch to a batter. If the defense plays a batter to the opposite field and the pitcher throws a pitch on the outside corner at the knees, the batter is usually going to hit that ball to the opposite field, maybe sometimes up the middle. If the defense is playing the batter to the opposite field and the pitcher throws the ball belt high over the inside half of the plate, chances are the batter will hit the ball very hard and pull the ball away from where the defense is setup.

If a pitch is hit does it count as a strike or a ball against a pitcher's pitch count?

I think you're asking, "if the pitcher throws a ball that is waaaay out of the strike zone, but the batter swings at it anyway, does it count as a strike?" The answer is YES - if it were a foul ball it would count as a strike, so why should it be any different if it is put into play?

Pitcher throws ball and ball hits ground first bounces up and batter hits it. is this a hit?

No. You fool.

Who is the pitcher in baseball?

the one who throws the ball to the batter (stands in the middle of the field on the white rubber)

Can you see the pitcher?

Yes. The pitcher is the person on the mound in the center of the infield who throws the ball at the batter. Usually, they are an integral part of the game.

A batter is in the batters box the pitcher throws and the batter hits the ball into his foot and the ball goes foul but what is the call?

its a dead ball and a strike, but not strike 3, just like a foul.

Who throws the ball in baseball?

usually the pitcher but evry body throwes the ball

What is pitcher in softball?

the pitcher is the player that throws the ball to the batter in the games. Most of the time the pitcher stays the same (major league) but sometimes the pitcher changes (youth league).