The Ole Ball Game

a run scored ?

Batter runner out at first base for third out, run does not score.

Batter runner out at first base for third out, run does not score.

Man on third, 2 outs.

Line drive to right field one bounce to right fielder.

Runner on third crosses plate.

Right fielder throws out batter at first.

Does the run count?

Rick answered: John, thank you for your question.

Rule 5.08 How A run Scores

(a) One run shall be scored each time a runner legally advances to and touches first, second, third and home base before three men are put out to end the inning.

Exception: A run is not scored if the runner advances to home base during a play in which the third out is made:

1) by the batter-runner before he touches first base.

Run doesn't score as this play is continuous.

Had the batter-runner touched first before the ball arrived, attempted to go to second; but was tagged out, the run would count.

Yours in baseball,


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