Scorekeeper Training

View the May 2020 comprehensive training video. This training follows the outline of the Computer Scorekeeping Procedures document. The time marks below can be used to view individual topics.

Topic

Time

INTRODUCTION

0:00

OPENING THE GAME / LINEUP CHANGES

7:20

SCORING THE GAME

 

  Spray Chart Lines

29:00

  Hits / Taking Extra Bases / RBIs

31:15

  Outs / Batter Out / Runner Out / Strikeout / Sac Fly / Double & Triple Plays

36:30

  Walks

1:02:00

  Errors

1:02:50

  Special Cases / Batter Out of Order / Hit by Ball / Interference / Obstruction

1:15:30

  End of Half Inning

1:29:20

  Pitching Changes / Injury Sub *

1:31:55

  Extra Innings

1:38:50

  Games Ended by Weather

1:41:15

  Scorekeeping Corrections

1:42:40

  Avoiding Scorekeeping Errors

1:48:40

FINALIZING THE GAME

1:54:45

COMPUTER SHUTDOWN

2:00:00

* There was an error in the instructions for entering the inning of a pitching change when the pitcher stays in the game. See this topic in the “Computer Scorekeeping Procedures” for the correct information.

You can download a Windows demo copy of the scorekeeping software here .