Vocabulary used in the sport........

Ball

A legally pitched ball that does not enter the strike zone

4 Balls = walk

 

Grounder A ball that is hit on the ground.
Force out

When the runner has to advance to the next base to make room for the following base runner.

 

On deck The next batter
Strike

When a ball is swung at and missed or is called when the ball enters the strike zone and is not swung at all.

3 Strikes = out

Strike zone The ball passes the batter over the plate between their chest and knees
Pop-up ball hit up in the air to the infield
Fly ball Ball hit up in the air to the infield

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