To win in baseball, you must reach the end of the game with more runs than your opponent. If you have the same amount of runs, you will go into another inning until one team has more runs at the end of the inning.
During a baseball game, teams compete against each other to try to score as many runs as possible while also trying to limit the number of runs of your opponent. Teams do their best to hit the ball when it is pitched and try to get as many players to cross home plate as possible. In order to win a game of baseball, one team must score more runs than the other team that they are playing.
In a regular game of professional baseball there are nine innings with the away team batting first while the home team starts in the field. The goal of the game of baseball is for a team to smack the ball around on offense in order to score as many runs as possible while trying to prevent exactly that while on defense. In baseball, the team that is able to score more runs at the end of the allotted innings of the game is deemed the winner.
If a game is tied after the allotted innings are played, the game goes to extra innings. A game could end after one extra inning or could go on and play 100. Extra innings ends after the first team is able to win an inning. This means that extra innings is over once one of the teams is able to score more runs in one inning than the other team. If the away team scores first then the home team has one half inning to respond and try to prolong the game but if the home team is able to score more runs in one inning than the visiting team, the game is over and the visiting team is not allowed another opportunity to score a run.
In order to win in baseball a team must string together many hits in order to get the most runs they possibly can. On offense players focus on the pitches that are being thrown in order to try to decipher how they will be pitched during their at bat. Stealing signs using electronics is not allowed in baseball as players must figure out what pitch is coming on their own. If players were able to know what pitch is coming before it is actually thrown, they would definitely have a better chance at winning each game.
Teams try to string together as many walks, singles, doubles, triples, and home runs because as long as there are people getting on base, runs should be scored by the offense. On defense, teams must insert the best pitchers into the game to try to strike the opponent out, get them to fly or line out, or lastly, try to get them to ground out.