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Tagged Out Rounding First

HuskyLife from Ontario asks:

In Major League Baseball, if the hitter rounds first and gets tagged on his way to second is it scored as a single?

 Yes, the batter is cre... Read More

Hit With a Batted Ball in the Box

Jeff from Harrisburg, PA asks:

If a batted ball bounces back into the batters box and makes contact with batter in the batter box what happens?

 As long as the batter i... Read More

Standing While Catching

Damion Lozier from corinth asks:

Does a catcher have to squat or can he be standing behind the plate when receiving a live pitch during an at bat?

The catcher does not have t... Read More