# How Many Baseballs Are Used In An Average MLB Game?

The average MLB game uses about two dozen baseballs.

## Introduction

On average, there are about 700 pitches thrown in an MLB game, and about six baseballs are used per inning. If a team uses all seven of its bullpen pitchers in a game, that could add up to another 10-12 balls. So, a rough estimate would put the number of balls used in an MLB game at around 80-100.

## The number of balls used in an MLB game

On average, between 70 and 75 balls are used in an MLB game, with the home team using between 30 and 35 balls.

### The average number of balls used in an MLB game

On average, between 70 and 90 balls are used in an MLB game. However, this number can vary depending on the number of pitchers used in a game, the number of strikeouts, walks, hit by pitches, wild pitches, etc.

### The number of balls used in an MLB game by team

The number of balls used in an MLB game by team varies greatly. The Chicago Cubs lead the league, using an average of 3.07 balls per game. The Tampa Bay Rays use the fewest, averaging 2.39 balls per game.

## How many baseballs are used in an MLB game?

MLB games use an average of 200 baseballs. Some teams use more baseballs than others. The Chicago Cubs, for example, use about three times as many baseballs as the Baltimore Orioles. In a game, each team will use about 12 to 13 pitchers, who will each throw about 60 to 70 pitches.

### How many balls are used in an MLB game by position

On average, around 125 baseballs are used in an MLB game. Here is a breakdown of how many balls are used by position:

-Pitcher: 60-70
-Catcher: 2-3
-Infielders: 8-10
-Outfielders: 6

### How many balls are used in an MLB game by inning

Inning 1: 8 balls
Inning 2: 8 balls
Inning 3: 9 balls
Inning 4: 9 balls
Inning 5: 10 balls
Inning 6: 10 balls
Inning 7: 11 balls
Inning 8: 11 balls
Inning 9 (or extra innings): 12 balls

## Conclusion

So in conclusion, we can see that the average MLB game uses between 60 and 100 baseballs. However, there are some games that use more than 200 baseballs, and some that use less than 20. It really depends on the game and how many foul balls are hit, among other factors.