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I want to try out for baseball.

I want to try out my new computer game.

Do both of the above sentence sound right and make sense to you. If yes, why is there for in the first while the second doesn't have for? Thanks.
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Hi Angliholic

Yes, both sentences sound fine.

"Try out" means use experimentally; test
"Try out for" means compete for (a position, membership, etc.)

Another way to look at "try out for":
You could say that a baseball team is testing you for membership on their team when you try out for the team.

Look at definitions 15 and 16 here.
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Thanks, Yankee, for your crystal clear and helpful reply.

I get it now.