TurboStats ScoreKeeper Support and Version Updates

Slo-Pitch How To Score Guide
Quick Start Guide for Windows Tablets
Scoring FAQ and TIPS
Importing/Exporting Guide
Baseball/Fastpitch How To Score Guide


Linking TurboStats and ScoreKeeper Manual

All Other Baseball Support Issues 

Setting Up HotSyncing for Android

Setting Up HotSyncing for Windows

Download NEW ScoreKeeper Skins

Download Latest ScoreKeeper StartUp App



Install Hangs on Windows XP:  You have a process blocking the install.  Use the Task manager goto Details.  Right click on the setup program and choose Analyze Wait Chain.  Then close down the apps blocking the process from starting.


How to Score Guide   How Innings Played are Tracked
Changing the pitcher Using EDIT How to End a Game
Score Keeping Issues

Importing Games into TurboStats

Importing/Exporting Printable Guide   How to Start a New Season
New Game Not in Import List Stats Import Wrong ? Importing game brings up the wrong team
Imports a few players and then stops with "Error Message" How Innings Played are Tracked Can't find data directory.  Games larger than 17 innings
SK2Turbo has stopped working Import Game Form Does Not Appear

Exporting Games to Score fromTurboStats

Export Lineup to Scorekeeper SKLineup has stopped working


Scoresheet Printing  SKPrint has stopped work

Sharing the Reports

How to Email a Box Score ScoreSheet Emailing/Posting online How to Email a Scorebook Page

Updates and Support   

Version 6.0 Updates Supported Handhelds  
Version 7.0 Updates

Hotsyncing Older Devices

Minor HotSync Issues Hotsyncing Windows 7, 8 or Vista 64  
Full HotSyncing Guide Bluetooth Hotsync Guide Linked to Missing Export


sklineup, skprint or sk2turb2 has stopped working message: If you have problems importing or exporting games try setting the file c:\winstats\pilot\sklineup to run "as administrator".  Do the same for skprint and sk2turbo.

You may also need to turn off User Account Controls.  Typical error message would be "sklineup has stopped working".  Repeat this for sk2turb2 and skprint as well.

Install Hangs on Windows XP You may be having an issue with iKernel.exe.  Use the Task Manager to stop the Process iKernel.exe and then re try the install.  see Support Issue Q108247 for help. If this still does not work you have to install the latest version of iKernel.exe from the install shield website.  see iKernel engine update  . If you installed Microsoft Windows CE Services (Windows CE Services versions 2.0, 2.1) on a desktop computer, the InstallShield Setup program may stop responding (hang).  To resolve this issue, delete the files in the Temp and Tmp folders.  If this fails following these tips on Microsoft's support site:  Ikernel.exe error

Also try these suggestions from the Microsoft support site.   http://support.microsoft.com/kb/910816

Question:  Does ScoreKeeper run on Pocket PC or Windows CE devices?  Answer: Yes, if you are using www.styletap.com software to emulate the Palm OS.  It works however our tech support will not support any issues.

Question: Is ScoreKeeper available for other sports besides Baseball/Softball?  Answer: Yes, we have a Basketball Edition available. We hope to have other sports available in the future.

Question: When I try to start a new game, after I enter line-ups and push ok I get the following message "Fatal Alert Datat Mgr.c, line:9573, index out of range." I then have to reset the Palm Pilot. Each time I try it does the same thing.  Answer: This problem is due to blank lines in the lineup of one of the teams who's lineup you are using in the new game. This issues will not occur in ScoreKeeper 6.0c or higher.  To fix this in an earlier version of ScoreKeeper first reset the palm and delete the new game you were adding.  Then go back to the previous games with the two team lineups you are trying to use for this new game.  Check the lineup in the old game for blank lines at the bottom.  Select and Delete the blank player lines.  Then go back to the game screen and make the new game

Question: The stats for my players on the palm do not include all the games played.  Answer: ScoreKeeper looks for matching lineup names and then matching player numbers (not names) to total stats for.  Go back into the other games on the palm and edit your line name to match.  If you don't want to include some games in the stats then edit the lineup names to make them different.  Note:  If the lineup names are different, you can still import them into TurboStats.  Just use the Select Team pull down on the Import Form to choose the other lineup name.

Question: The Scoresheet prints strange characters and is off the pageAnswer: If one of the teams used 5 or 6 or more pitchers in a game it changes the printout from landscape to portrait and may cut off the last couple of innings. Try setting your printer driver to 75% reduction to fit it on the page.

Question: Is it possible to email the Scorebook pages from ScoreKeeper (Print Scorecard)?  Answer: Yes, but not directly with our software alone.  You need an PDF Creator program to give you a virtual print driver you can print to using Start>Programs>TurboStats>ScoreKeeper Print Scorecard.  

To Export Scorebook pages in PDF for email or posting on the web
Download this free PDF printer from CNET  Download Now  or use Adobe Acrobat or DeskPDF from download.com  Click here to visit the download site.  Note: TurboStats is not responsible for performance or reliability of any shareware products.

Question: How do I email a box score of a Scorekeeper game?  Answer: Hotsync and open TurboStats on the PC (or TurboScout).  Open your team and click on the GAMES button.  Click on the PDA icon to import the game.  Select the game in the list of ScoreKeeper games, click [ Box Score].  Next, click on the HTML button.  then click preview.  In  Explorer use
> File>Send>Page by-Email option.

Question: My team was the home team, we won, and it went 7 innings (we didn't bat in the 7th, but we played the field).  The players that played the whole game on my team show 6 (fielding tab) and I would have thought it should be 7  (subs seem to track the same when you add the two together = 6).  The players on the other team (Visitors) only show 4 and I would have thought it should be 6 (didn't field in the 7th because We/Home team was winning).  I printed the game summary and the score sheets and they all look fine?  Can you tell me why this is?  Answer: After you end the game you need to either press Menu > END GAME or make sure you advanced till you get the DUE UP box to appears.  This credits the fielders with an inning played at that position.  If you don't advanced to DUE UP the stats will be tracked but not the correct number of innings played.  To fix this you can make the change in TurboStats after you import the game or go back on the Palm and open that game to advance to the DUE UP box.  Then rehotsync and reimport the game.

Question: I used Edit and my Play by Play report does not print correctly.  Answer: This is a limitation of using the edit feature.  Certain edit operations actually destroy information needed by the Play by Play feature. Simple edit operations such as changing and error to a hit are safe, but significant edit operations such as changing an out to a hit will cause this problem.  Also note that using Undo is safe and does not cause this problem.  Therefore if you notice a mistake while scoring and have the opportunity to Undo the mistake right after it occurs, you are much better off doing that rather than going back later and editing the atbat latter.

Question: What is the proper way to score a 6-4-3 double play?  Answer: When a batter hits into a double play, record the batter as a DP and fielding for the batter as 6-4-3.  Then for the runner on first, record it as 6-4 force out.  Yes, the outs may be out of order, but ScoreKeeper will insure that all stats are correct.  

Question: Winning Pitcher looks wrong after the data is imported into TurboStats.  Answer: ScoreKeeper 6.0 works off the 5 inning rule for starters.  If you don't play 9 innings you can edit the W/L/S information easily in TurboStats after you import the game.  ScoreKeeper 7.0 uses a % formular of overall innings to determine W/L/S.  Again you can edit anything after you import the stats.

Question: How do I advance a runner or runners without one E being counted 2 or 3 times?   Answer: Enter the error once, then use the "Advance" button and select "Existing Error" from the pop-up list.  This will allow you to advance runners on a previously recorded error.

Question: I have HotSync'ed my game but cannot find it in the list of new games on the PC.  Answer:  In TurboStats Game Form press the PDA icon and then press the RESET button.  The new games should appear. (this issue occurs when you name a game the same as a game you previously scored in the past).  For additional HotSync issues click here

Question: I have deleted games from my Palm and I now want to reload them back to the Palm to view the stats.  How do I reload a game?  Answer:  Use Start > Search and choose Files or Folders.  Search for *.pdb.  You will find your game files.  Double click to load the Palm Install Tool to reload them back to your Palm.  

If you need assistance with your Palm handheld computer, please contact your handheld computer manufacturer:

Palm: Phone: 847-262-7256
Website: http://www.palm.com
handspring: Phone: 716-871-6448
Website: http://www.handspring.com
Sony: Phone: 1-877-760-7669
Website: http://www.sony.com
ScoreKeeper 7.0 Issues

To download the ScoreKeeper 7.1 update  Click Here  
Current 7.0 users can download this update for free and it will work with your existing passwords.


Fixed a problem with Reverse Double Play or Line Drive Double play in the first half of the first inning only.  (0 unkown appears for the leadoff batter). Fixed a problem with On> Dropped Third Strike with 2 outs did not display the Pass ball, Wild Pitch or Error selection.

Fixed the bug where you couldn't beam lineups because said it was trial version. Fixed a problem with error on foul button where it was partially blocked by the batter name. Improved tracking the order of the outs for double plays.  Added ordering for double & triple plays. Fixed crash on undo of dropped 3rd strike. Allow editing of earned runs for atbats where the hitter got on base by an error. Added columns for Pitches, Balls, and Strikes, for pitching stats in scorebook page print out. Fixed discrepancies between earned runs on the device and the desktop apps (sk2turbo and skprint). Updated the lineup creator screen to make selecting the Palm User more visible if there are more than one palm users on the PC.  

Attention 6.0 users!  Do not download this update unless you want to purchase the 7.1 upgrade.  This upgrade will replace 6.0 on your palm and requires a password to activate.  You will not be able to enter complete games until you get your codes.)

ScoreKeeper 6.0 Issues

Note:  As of 4/23/03 the update patch allows printing play by play reports for games that gave error messages even though they were scored with version 6.0.  Not designed for printing play by play of version 5.0 game files.

v 6.0c
Fixes an issue with pitching stats being moved from a starting pitcher to a new pitcher if the new pitcher was added to the lineup right before the pitching change and the pitcher that was replaced was the last player in the lineup.

v 6.0b
It fixes the dropped fielding nomenclature for Fielded out and dropped spray line if the last out of the inning was a fielded out.  Also fixes an issue when entering a duplicate uniform number in Enter Lineups as Players Bat mode that could cause it to get confused about the lineup order.  Fixed a bug related to beaming lineups that had blank lines.  Also fixed printing a Play by Play html report you will get an error message saying "ver 6.0 is required", even if the game was scored in version 6.0.  This happened to games that were originally created by exporting them from TurboStats in the Lineup Screen.  Even though the game was scored in version 6.0.  

v 6.0a
Fixed the index out of range fatal error caused by copying lineups that contain blank lines.
Fixed the problem with the game date not set correctly for games exported from TurboStats. This was not actually a bug.  It turns out that this was never implemented.

Click Here to request the ScoreKeeper 6.0 Palm upgrade 
(your ScoreKeeper 6.0 password will be required to run the upgrade )

ScoreKeeper 5.0 Issues

"You guys hit a grand-slam with the Edit Button.  I have been using ScoreKeeper since it was first put out and now with Edit it is simply amazing. Thank You very much and keep bringing us more great products"  - Quote from an existing user

5.1 fixes 

Click Here to Download the Update to 5.1a 
3 step process:  

  1. Download License checker and run checker
  2. Download patch program and run patch
  3. Install ScoreKeeper.prc on your Palm

5.1a contains the new "EDIT" feature.  EDIT an awesome edition to the program however This feature has not been thoroughly tested and is to be used at the users own risk.  We suggest you use UNDO whenever possible and when you must use EDIT take note as to what you are editing and check the statistics after they are imported into TurboStats.  Please email feedback if you find any errors with edit.  

5.1a fixes datamanager error if you left a blank line in your lineup.  Also fixes some printing issues with the scorebook page printing

Also in the 5.1 version is fixes for:

-fixed runner put on base by tie breaker, incorrectly getting an AB
- fixed run scored by pinch runner was incorrectly credited to batter
- fixed crash when undo after out dropped 3rd
- fixed crash when advance runners on out dropped 3rd
- Added case insensitive file name compare to the new game dialog to prevent having two games with the same name

Please Note:  You can now change the Uniform Numbers after the game has started.  If you have other games on the Palm using the same roster with the old uniform number, the stats won't appear when you select [x] All Games.  You must go back to those games and edit the uniform number there as well.

Hotsyncing Issues with ScoreKeeper

ScoreKeeper is an optional product message TurboStats imports the opposing team, not our team
No games in the import list Palm won't Hotsync with Vista 64 or Windows 7 & 8
New game is not in the import list Palm Desktop Software for 64 bit Vista/Win 7 & 8

Hotsync procedure to bring data into TurboStats from ScoreKeeper

  1. Create or Open a team file in TurboStats.  use [Open an Existing Team] or Create a New Team.
  2. After you score a game in ScoreKeeper, Hotsync your PDA to your computer
  3. Start TurboStats on the PC.  Register the software if you haven't already done so.  see [Register]
  4. Enter team name and Add players to your TurboStats team roster
  5. Press [GAME] to enter the TurboStats Game form to import ScoreKeeper games
  6. Press the Palm Icon in the Game Form to bring up the Importing Game Data form
  7. Select YOUR TEAM name from the "SELECT TEAM" box.
  8. Press BOX SCORE or IMPORT

Hot Syncing Errors:

Can't Hotsync your PDA with your computer  see Hotsyncing with Vista 64 or Windows 7 & 8 or visit the Palm HotSync Site

New Game Not In List:

  • Click the Palm icon in the Game Form (step 6 above)
  • Select  " your team name" (not the opponent) in the Select Team box.  The name listed to the right is the current TurboStats team name
  • Check for a duplicate entry of your team name in the Select Team pulldown list box.  You may have typed the team name slightly different in the lineup of the last game you scored
  • Did you play this team already?  If you used the same game file name twice in ScoreKeeper, TurboStats thinks the new game is an updated game and it won't show up in the New Game list.  Press [Reset All Games] to clear the old games and reset the game to import list.
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No Games in the Game List: or ScoreKeeper is an Optional Product message
  • Reinstall ScoreKeeper by putting the CD in the drive and click on the ScoreKeeper Palm Pilot install icon (second to left, next to the glove) or  click here to download ScoreKeeper 7.. After ScoreKeeper installs Hotsync and try to import the game again.
still no games
  • If you can't Hotsync without errors, see Hotsync Issues
  • Use My Computer to view to the c:\winstats\pilot directory.  Check for the file sk2turb2.exe.  Right click on this file and choose Properties > Compatibility and choose Run as Administrator (Windows 7, 8 or Vista)
  • Double click on sk2turb2.exe.  The curser should blink without any error messages.  See if the games are in the list in TurboStats now.
still no games
  • Click your HotSync icon in the lower right corner of the Windows Desktop.  Choose "Custom" from the menu.  Make sure the System option says "Handheld overwrites Desktop" or Backup is turned on.  Hotsync again

still no games

  • Search for the ScoreKeeper game files on your PC.  Use the [Start] button and choose SEARCH or FIND.  Choose "All files and folders" and enter *.pdb   in the "all or part of filename" box.  then press SEARCH.  If you don't see any sk_??.pdb files or if you only see games from last year then the Palm Hotsyncing is not working.  Check the Hotsync cable, Hotsync icon settings above or reinstall the Palm Desktop software from the CD that was included with your Palm Pilot (not the TurboStats install cd).  If you lost the Palm Desktop CD or have Windows 7 or Vista64 click here.  Also see the Hotsyncing instructions at the top of this page.

still no games (there may be one game that's corrupt and stopping the software from showing the others)

  • Then move all the sk_.pdb files from the backup folder into a new directory or if all your games are still on the Palm Pilot then just delete all the sk_ files and send them to the recycle bin.  Move one game file back at a time by using the RESTORE option in the recycle bin.  Press the PDA icon in TurboStats after moving in each game.  When you move the problem game back, you will get the error message again.  Note:  Games with innings longer than 17 will need to be shorted see below.

additional notes:

  • Games will  not hotsync correctly to PC if a game names in ScoreKeeper uses a "/" symbol in the game file name.  For example, if you played the Cubs and named the game Cubs G2 6/1.  It won't hotsync correctly because on the PC a / indicated a new folder.  Edit the game name in the c:/palm/username/backup directory (if you can find it). and then double click the game to load it back to the palm pilot.  This may or may not work all the time.  It depends on the filename.  If you have to rename any games on ScoreKeeper, install this app on your Palm and use it to rename games, you must leave the sk_ and .pdb extentions in the game name.  see Download Fileman
  • It is possible for a user to created two games in ScoreKeeper with the same name. If one game file is UPPERCASE and the other LOWERCASE or if the case of any letter is different. We suggest you only capitalize the first letter of the game files to prevent this situation. You can score both games but you will have an error when you hotsync because the PC cannot interpret both games as separate files. The way to fix this is to rename the game with the App Fileman or you can delete or move the game on the PC in the c:\palm\yourusername\backup directory after you import the date into TurboStats.  Then delete that game on the Palm.  When you hotsync the second game will come over and be listed under the <*> Imported Game option as the first game (date).  You can import it from that menu.  Note: you cannot rename the file on the PC and expect it to hotsync back to the Palm with a new name.  It will still retain the original name use when you created it in ScoreKeeper regardless of the name you edit on the PC.
  • 17 inning max limit.  If you have a game longer than 17 innings sk2turbo.exe will not process any additional games and not create any error message.  If you use RESET then you will no longer see any games in the list.  To fix this you will need to record the stats manually for all innings past the 17th.  Then on the PDA use the UNDO option to get back to the bottom of the 17th inning.  Then Hotsync again and the games should appear.  Import the game then manually add the additional stats in TurboStats.
  • Still no games? Email your game file (sk??.pdb) to turbostats@aol.com as an attachment.


Importing a game brings up the other team's roster when we are the visiting team: 
When selecting games to import make sure you are selecting YOUR TEAM name at the top of the TurboStats import screen.  You should see a list of games vs your opponents.  If you do this correctly and when you try to import the game you get the message "OK to import game against yourself".  then try the following:

  • In ScoreKeeper on the Palm, Select the game and go to the ScoreCard view.  Press LINEUP and check the lineups for both teams.  In the top right hand corner check the lineup names.  Make sure there is not a blank space before the team name.  If there is a space, delete it, hotsync again and use Reset All Games in the TurboStats import Screen.

still tries to bring in the opponent or you get an Error in Import Message:

  • check the Game Notes on the Palm.  Click the game and tap details then note.  Make sure there are no <enter> line space in the note.  It must be continuous text.  Use the Delete Note button, hotsync and try to import the game again.

  • Make sure there are no ' " or / symbols in the player names, team names or game file names.  Check the lineups for both teams, hotsync and try to import again.

  • Still imports incorrectly? Email your game file (sk??.pdb) to turbostats@aol.com as an attachment.

Import Game Form Does Not Appear

Question: When I choose games> Import from ScoreKeeper or press the PDA icon in TurboStats, you get a message that says "can't find sk2turbo.exe".  "ScoreKeeper is not installed" and the import form never appears.  Solution: Exit out of TurboStats and delete the file c:\winstats\import.inf. Then start TurboStats again and it will reset the import.inf file.

Old versions of ScoreKeeper potental error messages

Question: When I try to HotSync it gives me an error message like this one.
-- Possible database overwrite problem. Backing up database with Creator ID 0x536b3031 to file C:\Palm\PasketE\Backup\sk_Granger_2.PDB. The file contained database with Creator ID 0x534b5453 data. OK System with 1 message(s).  Solution:  You created two game files with the same name but one is upper case.  Delete the game that hotsync's over from your Palm after you imported it into TurboStats.  Then find the game file on your PC and move it to another directory.  Then hotsync and the second game will come over.  Choose All Games when importing into TurboStats and select the previous game.  This time the data will be for the second game.  Make sure you use unique game file names in the future.

Question: When I try to Import a game it brings in a few players and then give the error "Check the game notes".
Solution:  You created a player with only 3 characters in the name.  This can cause this error.  Add more characters to the players name in TurboStats on the PC in the Team Form.  You can also add these extra characters in ScoreKeeper on the lineup and rehotsync the games.

How to delete a game in TurboStats you imported by mistake:  If you imported an incorrect game then delete all players out of the batting order for the game in TurboStats and use Game> Delete Game menu to remove it. You can only delete the last game in the TurboStats game list.

HotSync Error Message (version 3.0 only)During the HotSync process you get a fatal error message from sk2turbo.exe

Cause:  Do not change a player's uniform number after you start scoring a game.  Make all uniform numbers changes before the game begins.  It's ok to add players to the lineup after the game begins.  If you change a uniform number during the game you will get this error.


  • Clean out all files in the winstats\pilot\output directory
  • Check to see if you changed the uniform number of a pitcher.  Version 4.0 supports this but 3.0 does not.  To fix the problem yourself you can open the game on the pilot and move to the first inning (press GoTo).  Scroll thru the batters using the right arrow.  You will see a pitcher called Unknown Player #??.  Move to the current batter and edit the team lineup to add a temporary player with that same uniform number #??.  Now you can HotSync again.


Exporting a Lineup from TurboStats to ScoreKeeper 

Export to ScoreKeeper procedure to bring data into ScoreKeeper from TurboStats.

Note:  You can export a blank game with two lineups to score in ScoreKeeper.  You cannot export any statistical data created in TurboStats as scorekeeper data.  Only rosters.

  1. Create or Open a team file in TurboStats.  use [Open an Existing Team] or Create a New Team.
  2. Press the Lineup tab at the lower left of the TurboStats Team Form
  3. Drag players on the field and set the batting order if you wish,  It can be changed on the Palm later.
  4. Press the Palm Icon in the Lineup Form
  5. Enter the opposing team's roster if you wish, you can edit the lineup or add/delete players later at the field.  You can create the opponents lineup from scratch at the field as well
  6. Press CREATE
  7. When promted select a Palm User ID from the list.  You can have more than one PDA Hotsyncing to your computer
  8. Enter the game file name.  Be careful not to enter a game name you used before or currently have on your PALM.  The game on the palm will be overwritten when you hotsync if it has the same name.
  9. Press the hotsync button when you are finished.  The game should appear in your ScoreKeeper game list.


Problems Exporting Lineups

  • Use My Computer to view to the c:\winstats\pilot directory.  Check for the file sklineup.exe.  Right click on this file and choose Properties > Compatibility and choose Run as Administrator (Windows 7 or Vista).

still no game on the PDA

  • make sure you have selected the correct palm user id.  Try it again and select another ID if there is more than one in the list

still no game on the PDA

  • Reinstall the ScoreKeeper software from the CD.  Try it again.  If you still don't see the game, search for *.pdb and see if the game is being created on your PC.  If so use the Palm Quick Install Tool and press ADD to load the game manually.

Problems Hotsyncing with version 10.0 TurboStats 
Exporting lineup does not bring up the correct team roster.  Solution:  If you have TurboStats 10.0a use the File>Rename Team command and eliminate all spaces in the team file name or replace the space with a _ character.  Then use the Export command again.  Look for the 10.0b update to be posted.  Example My Team.tm change to My_Team.tm

Problem:  When I try to import a game with version 10.0 it keeps prompting me for the player's names.  I see the players name in the list of players and can select it, but why doesn't it work automatically.  Solutuion:  If you have upgraded your TurboStats from an older version and can see uniform numbers in front of the player's names then you have a problems with your defaults.inf file.  Close TurboStats completely first.  Then in the c:/winstats directory edit the file defaults.inf in Notepad (just double click on it and notepad should load).  The 17th line down should be either a -1 or 0.  If it's blank then type in a 0 (zero) and press save.  Now the game should import automatically and there should be no uniform number shown in the import screen.  Check to see if there is a new update for TurboStats you should download. see update

Problem:  You create a new lineup in TurboStats, then press HotSync and your game does not appear in the ScoreKeeper game list.

Solution A:  Start your Palm Install Tool using Start> Programs>Palm Desktop>Palm Install Tool.  Check to see what the default user name is.  If you have more than one user that's your problem.  Delete the other users in the Palm Desktop under Tools> Users

Solution B:  If you only have one user on your Palm Desktop and still do not see the new game in the game list you probably are creating a ScoreKeeper game with the same filename as an existing game in the list.  When you use the TurboStats Lineup Creator to make your game and hit the export button, a default file name will be created using the opponents name.  If you played this opponent already then you will create a duplicate game if you accept the default that will replace the game on the pilot.  Just make a change to the game datafile name to solve the problem.  Note: you could lose game data if you did not import the game and you make a new game with the same filename.

Problem:  I can't change uniform number after I start scoring a game.

Solution: This was only a limitation in version 3.0C.  Request an upgrade to fix this.  We still recommend that you don't change uniform number for players who already have stats.

Question:  How Do I Start a New Season?

There are various approaches to creating a new season in ScoreKeeper and TurboStats.  We have listed a few methods here so choose the best method for your program and your desired use of last years data.  Just so you understand how ScoreKeeper games are backed up.  When you hotsync your PDA the Palm software copies all of your ScoreKeeper game files to a folder on your computer.  Usually c:\program files\palm\your palm id\backup.  These files end with .pdb.  If you use the Delete function on the PDA the game files will be moved on the PC when you hotsync to a folder called "archive".  You could always add these old games back using the Palm Quick Installer app in the Palm Desktop.

Approach 1.  No need to use or refer to last years data on the Palm but you want to save the Career totals in TurboStats on the PC.

  1. On the PC start TurboStats and use Create a New Team
  2. Enter a new filename like Reds2010 so you can refer back to the year in the future
  3. Add players to the team or use the IMPORT button if any players have come back from last years team
  4. Under the IMPORT screen, select Browse and open last years TurboStats team database. (example: Reds2009)
  5. Double click on all players from last year that are returning and press SAVE after each.  Then press IMPORT again.
  6. Repeat this till all the old players are imported from last years database.  If you press CAREER you should see their old stats.
  7. NOTE:  If you don't want to see their old Career numbers, use the ADD button and retype in their names instead of using IMPORT.
  8. ON the PDA Hotsync to save all the old games back to your computer
  9. Open ScoreKeeper on the PDA
  10. Highlight each game in the Game list and press DELETE till they are all gone.
  11. Hotsync your PDA again.  This will move all ScoreKeeper games to the archive folder on your PC
  12. Open TurboStats, open your new team file and press LINEUP at the bottom
  13. Click the PDA icon and export a new game to your PDA to score.  You can also use NEW in ScoreKeeper and type the roster on the PDA.  Be careful to spell the names the same as they are in TurboStats. (You can edit them later if necessary)
  14. Hotsync the new game over to the PDA
  15. After scoring your first game open TurboStats, open your new team and Press [Games] to enter the Game Form
  16. Click on the PDA icon and press RESET to clear out all the old games.  ( you should see only your current game in the list)

Approach 2.  You want to refer to last years data for your Opponents stats and spray charts on the Palm and you want to save the Career totals for your players in TurboStats on the PC.  You don't want last years stats for your team to be included when you view stats on the PDA.  It's important to understand that ScoreKeeper tracks stats by Lineup Team Name and Uniform Number. 

  1. Follow steps 1-7 above to setup your TurboStats team and bring over Career data.
  2. Open ScoreKeeper on the PDA.  Any old games you don't want to keep, delete them now off ScoreKeeper.  Then Hotsync
  3. On the PDA, ScoreKeeper tracks stats by the Lineup Names and Uniform Numbers.  If any off your opposing player have new uniform numbers for this season, you must go back to the old games on ScoreKeeper, click Lineup and edit the numbers.  Be careful as editing uniform numbers must be done in steps (one player at a time) so ScoreKeeper won't get the data confused.  If someone has the number 2 this season but was say number 10 last year and is now number 2 this season, then follow these steps.
    • If there was another player #2 last year in the old ScoreKeeper games, change the player from number 2 to a number not used in the lineup like number 20.   Then exit the ScoreKeeper lineup and ScoreKeeper will search through all old events changing number 2 to 20.  
    • Now go back into the ScoreKeeper Lineup and edit the player coming back with a new numer from number from 10 to 2 and exit the lineup.  Repeat this till all the old players have been edited to their new numbers for this season.  
  4. If there is a new player on the Opposing team that didn't play last year, that is using another players number from last season, you don't want to see the old player's data when you press ALL GAMES in ScoreKeeper.  Edit the old game lineups to change the uniform numbers from players not returning, to numbers that are not used on this years team.  Change them one player at a time, exiting the lineup after each change.  Repeat for each game against this opponent on the PDA
  5. If you exported a new game to score (this season) from TurboStats, Open that game in ScoreKeeper.  (or tap NEW to create a new game in ScoreKeeper.  Use the pull down list to open the Opposing team roster but type in your team lineup name and make it different from last season.  Example Reds2010).  
  6. For all new games this season, your team lineup name will be different than last season (example: Reds2010) but your Opponents lineup name will be the same as last seasons.  When you press All Games you won't see any old stats for your team but you will for the opponent.
  7. If you don't want to make changes to the Opponents lineup, you can give them a new lineup name as well for this season.  If you want to see their spray charts and stats you have to exit the game your scoring, open an old game from last year and view the stats.  Since the lineup names are different, it won't mix-up the players with new uniform numbers.


Approach 3.   Clear the old games and start with a clean slate.
Delete all the games off your ScoreKeeper game list.  Then press RESET in the Games> Import from Scorekeeper screen to start the new season.  You can also run the program in your c:\winstats\pilot directory  called skBackup.exe (available with ScoreKeeper 4.0 or higher) click here if you don't have it.  Run this program to move your sk_?? game files from your c:\palm\your_user_id\backup directory into an archive directory.  c:\palm\your_user_id\archive.   It is important to do this each year so you don't accidentally use the same game file name as last season if you play the same opponent again this season.  On the new Palm Pilots this is done automatically if you delete the games off your Palm ScoreKeeper screen.  We recommend that you put the year in your scorekeeper game files names just in case.


Question:  How do I edit the pitching stats if I forgot to change pitchers?

Answer:  The Edit button allows changing a previously recorded atbat including changing the pitcher. There are times when you need to change an atbat recorded earlier but do not want to use Undo, loosing all the data that was recorded after the atbat that needs changing. The Edit button will allow you to edit every aspect of the atbat. Care must be used when using Edit . It is possible to edit an atbat to create situations that make no sense, such as 4 outs.  To change an atbat use the left <- arrow to scroll back the each atbat you need to change, tap EDIT to bring up the edit form.  If you are changing pitchers, select the pitcher for the atbat,  the press PITCHES to bring up the pitching form and then press Done.  Pressing Pitches is neceassary to transfer all the pitches thrown to the new pitcher.  Otherwise the new pitcher will get the Batter Faced and the stats but not the number of balls and strikes thrown.  REPEAT this for each atbat you had the wrong pitcher in.  NOTE:  although you can change all the pitching stats, the number of innings pitched in the Fielding Stats sections of TurboStats will not import correctly and will show the original innings.  After you import the game into TurboStats, select the new pitcher in the batting order, press the fielding tab and choose the Pitcher position from the pull down list,  edit the number of innings and then subtract the number of innings from the original pitcher.  This will not effect the Pitching stats, only the fielding innings played if you don't make this change.

Printing Scoresheets in version 5.0

Fixes were made to the Scorebook page print program to fix errors with batting around and orders with players that have unchecked [x] Bats boxes in the middle of the lineup.  It also fixes other issues listed below.

ScoreSheet Printing Limitations:

  • There is only room for 3 players in each spot in the lineup.  If more than 2 players were substituted in to the same spot in the lineup, only the first two will be show
  • Only the first 10 pitchers pitched for each team will be shown
  • If 9 or less players batted in the lineup (i.e. 9 rows), the maximum number of columns (each inning is 1 col, unless batted around then 2 cols) that can be printed is 22
  • If 10 or more players batted in the lineup or more than 5 pitchers pitched, the maximum number of columns that can be printed is 14.
  • User can not specify portrait or landscape.  It will be automatically determined by the following criteria
  • If the number of players batting is >=10 or the number of Pitchers is >= 6 then print portrait.  Else print landscape

Question:  The Pitching summary doesn't fit on the page.  Answer: Depending on how many players batting the summary might not fit on the page.  There is no fix for this except for using legal size paper and changing the paper size in the printer setup.

Printing Scoresheets in version 4.0

Question:  How do I get the balls and strike to print on my score sheet? I do not use the Ks on my palm so it should work. What am I doing wrong?  Answer: There has been some reported problems with the balls and strikes not appearing on some printers.  The solutions has been with the printer driver.  Postscript printers tend to drop the ball and strikes.  Please download and install the most recient version of your printer driver and the problem should go away.  If you printer has non postscript drivers try those.  This has been fixed with ScoreKeeper version 5.0.

Question:  How do I print a ScoreSheet?  Answer: Click here

Question:  I can't get the scoresheets to print.  I did not accept the default path during installation and instead put ScoreKeeper in the Programs Files directory.  Answer: (TurboStats 9 or earlier) Edit the path in the game form (click on the notepad icon) to be Program Files instead of Progra~1.  Then save the game and then try to print the scoresheet.


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