Baseball Strategy

In this chapter, we will learn about basic strategies teams use in baseball such as bunting, and sacrafice plays. By the end of this chapter you will know and understand some basic strategies used by baseball teams.


In this chapter we will explore some basic strategies that teams use in baseball games.


A penalty is called on any player who breaks the rules of baseball as defined in the rulebook for a league. Penalties can result in an out, a baserunner earning a base, or even an ejection from the game.

What We'll Be Learning

First we'll learn sacrifice plays, what they are, and when a team should use them. We'll review what bunts and fly balls are. Next, we'll learn about squeeze plays and how they are used to bring runners from scoring position to home plate for a run.

Glossary Terms

At any point, you can go to our baseball glossary and look up any of the terms discussed in these chapters. Here are all the terms we will be covering related to the Chapter 11: Baseball Strategy:

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