In baseball and softball, an RBI is a "run batted in," and a batter receives one when a player scores after he is credited with a hit. Batters also receive one upon drawing a walk with the bases loaded.Continue Reading
A batter is only credited with an RBI if the runner scores after he is credited with a hit. If the batter gets on base due to a fielder error, the run is scored as "unearned." In addition, a runner who scores after a fielding error does not count as an RBI either. When a batter hits a home run, he receives an RBI for himself and for any players on base. Thus, a grand slam nets a batter four RBIs.
A batter's position in the line-up can affect his RBI total. If a batter has speedy players who frequently get on base batting before him, he is more likely to get RBIs when he hits. Because of this, baseball analysts often rely on other statistical measurements when determining how well a hitter is performing. A great lead-off hitter might now have a low RBI total because of his position in the line-up, while a mediocre hitter batting fourth is more likely to earn RBIs when he hits.Learn more about Baseball
There are two ways to properly size a baseball glove: by the general age of the player or by the specific position of the player. For example, players from 4 and 6 years of age should have gloves no larger than 10 inches, while players between 7 and 9 years of age should have gloves no larger than 11 inches. Children age 10 to adult players should generally have baseball gloves sized between 12 and 13 inches.Full Answer >
ESPN.go.com and MLB.com are two high-quality sources that provide accurate baseball scores online at any time. Additionally, there are numerous apps that baseball fans can download to smartphones or tablets for mobile devices to access the latest baseball scores.Full Answer >
Major League Baseball (MLB) scores are available on the official MLB website MLB.com, ESPN's website espn.go.com, flashscore.com/baseball, and yahoo.com, among many other websites. Baseball scores are also integrated into Google's search function and are available by searching for "baseball scores".Full Answer >
During the college baseball season, scores can be found at NCAA.com, D1Baseball.com and ESPN.Go.com. All three sites provide live scores for games underway as well as scoring recaps and game summaries for concluded games. It is also possible to view upcoming games and schedules by team or day.Full Answer >