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Softball question on force play at 3rd, bases loaded, 1 out

From the USA Softball rules definitions: FORCE OUT: An out which may be made only when a runner loses the right to the base that the runner is occupying because the batter becomes a batter-runner, ...
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Tag or force at third base

MLB rule 5.09(b)(6): He or the next base is tagged before he touches the next base, after he has been forced to advance by reason of the batter becoming a runner. The runner touched the base, so ...
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On a ground rule double on a walk off play is there anyway that the hitter only gets one base.?

MLB.com states why: one thing Profar didn’t do was touch second base for his free double, given that the ball had bounced into the stands. He was credited instead with a single.
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Little league baseball 10 yr and under

Using Little League Rules (p. 127), a "tag" is defined very similarly to the MLB definition: A TAG is the action of a fielder in touching a base with the body while holding the ball ...
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How many times has a team successfully challenged a home run call, only for the hitter to come back up and hit one for real?

It happened in the 2023 regular season, on April 29 in Mexico City, Giants vs. Padres. In the top of the third inning, Brandon Crawford hit what appeared to be a home run down the right field line, ...
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Little league baseball 10 yr and under

Under MLB rules, this is an out. "Tag" is defined as: A TAG is the action of a fielder in touching a base with his body while holding the ball securely and firmly in his hand or glove; or ...
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13u baseball - single with base runner error or fielders choice?

Under MLB scoring rules, this is a fielder's choice, not a base hit. Rule 9.05(b)(1) is: (b) The Official Scorer shall not credit a base hit when a: (1) runner is forced out by a batted ball, or ...
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