There is hit-and-run when the batter swings a pitch at the same time another runner on a base advances to get to the next base. An error is committed when a fielding player makes a bad throw to allow any batter or runner to advance to the succeeding bases. The pitching team should avoid this misplay. the runner is tagged standing off the base; the runner runs outside the baseline; the runner is hit by a batted ball; the runner fails to touch the bag; the runner has another runner behind him and is forced out when the base he is running to is tagged; and, two runners are on the same base; Double play Two outs can also be recorded in one play, most usually where there is a runner on first and the batter hits a ground ball. To sacrifice, the batter will squarely face the pitcher. For our demonstration, imagine that the hitter is right-handed. As the pitcher goes on the rubber, the batter takes his normal position. Just as the pitcher begins his throwing stance, the batter then turns left, steps back, and moves out with the left foot, moving the right foot up to the spot vacated by the left. It is still a fair ball if it touches or passes first or third base within fair territory. The big point is to simply run hard enough to first base when you hit the baseball. Three strikes A batter is out if the catcher catches a third strike during an at bat position. However, if the catcher drops the third strike, or the ball gets past by, and there is no base runner at first base, then the batter can run to the first base and try to arrive there safely before the catcher throws the ball there. While the game is on, the batting team player can advance at any of the bases on the diamond as long as their teammates are able to hit. When the fielding team already has three outs, the two teams would switch places. An inning is composed of a turn on the bat for every team. The professional baseball game has nine innings. The two teams will switch places after three outs have been committed by the offensive team. Every action that is happening in the field revolves on the two essential roles of the players that include being a pitcher and a batter. The pitcher walks into a raised mount of dirt that measures 18.4 meters from home plate as per the standards of the Major League Baseball.