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Rule Book Strike Zone

What does the rule book say about the upper part of the strike zone? is it when the player sets up or starts his swing?

Batter steps out of batters box

Situation, Runner on 1st, no outs. The count on the batter is 3-1, the batter requests time-out which is not granted. The batter steps out of the batters box with one or both feet. The pitcher continues to pitch and intentionally throws at the batter or hits the batter. What do you have applying NFHS…

Check swing rule

What are the guidelines used by umpires to determine if a batter held up on a check swing or not?

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MLB

Definition of Terms

ADJUDGED is a judgment decision by the umpire. An APPEAL is the act of a fielder in claiming violation of the rules by the offensive team. A BALK is an illegal act by the pitcher with a runner or runners on base, entitling all runners to advance one base. A BALL is a pitch which…

5.09 Making an Out

(a) Retiring the Batter A batter is out when: (1) His fair or foul fly ball (other than a foul tip) is legally caught by a fielder; Rule 5.09(a)(1) Comment: A fielder may reach into, but not step into, a dugout to make a catch, and if he holds the ball, the catch shall be allowed. A…

NFHS

Rule 2 – Section 35 – STRIKE ZONE

2-35 The strike zone is that space over home plate, the top of which is halfway between the batter’s shoulders and the waistline, and the bottom being the knees, when he assumes his natural batting stance. The height of the strike zone is determined by the batter’s normal batting stance. If he crouches or leans…

What is a strike?

A strike is a ball that passes through any part of the strike zone in flight. A foul ball is also counted as a strike when a hitter has less than two strikes. When a batter accumulates three strikes, he is out. If the batter bunts a foul ball with two strikes then it is…

Rule 7 – Section 2 – STRIKES, BALLS AND HITS

7-2-1   A strike is charged to the batter when: a pitch enters any part of the strike zone in flight and is not struck at; a pitch is struck at and missed (even if the pitch touches the batter); a pitch becomes a foul when the batter has less than two strikes; a pitch becomes a…

NFHS Rules Index

Abbreviations: Player Positions   2-1 Rule Book Play   2-1-1, 2-1-2, 2-1-3 Accident to Player or Umpire   3-1-5, 3-1-6, 5-2-1d, 10-1-6, 10-2-3k Announcements: By Umpires   10-2-3 Appeals: Improper Batter   7-1-2a, b, e Half Swing   10-1-4(a) On Runner   8-2-3 Penalty On Umpire Decision   10-1-4 Assists   9-5-3 At Bat   2-39, 9-3-1a, 9-7-1 Averages   9-7-2 Awards   1-5-3, 2-2-1, 5-1-3, 5-2-1f, 5-2-2c, 8-1-1e Note 1, 8-1-2, 8-2-6, 8-3 Balk: Acts Which Result in   6-1-1, 2, 3 Pen, 6-1-4, 6-2-1…

NCAA

NCAA 2-75 Strike Zone

Strike Zone SECTION 75. The area over home plate from the bottom of the kneecaps to the midpoint between the top of the shoulders and the top of the uniform pants. The strike zone shall be determined from the batter’s stance as the batter is prepared to swing at a pitched ball (see diagram below).

NCAA 7-4 A Strike

A Strike SECTION 4. A strike is: a. A legal pitch struck at by the batter without the ball touching the bat; b. A legal pitch that enters the strike zone (see definition and diagram in Rule 2) in flight and is not struck at; Note 1: The plate umpire should determine if the pitch…

NCAA 7-11 When Batter or Batter-Runner Is Out

When Batter or Batter-Runner Is Out SECTION 11. A batter is out when: a. On appeal by the opposing team, the individual fails to bat in the proper turn and another batter completes a time at bat in that place; 1) The proper batter may replace the improper batter before the batter becomes a runner…

NCAA 8-2 Batter Becomes Base Runner

Batter Becomes Base Runner SECTION 2. The batter becomes a base runner: a. Instantly after the individual makes a fair hit; b. Instantly after four balls have been called by the umpire; c. Instantly after a dropped third strike, unless there is a runner on first and fewer than two outs; d. When hit by…

NCAA 7-5 A Ball

A Ball SECTION 5. A ball is: a. A pitched ball at which the batter does not strike and which does not enter the strike zone on the fly; b. Called by the umpire when the pitcher takes more than two pumping motions before delivering the ball when the bases are unoccupied; c. Called by…

Israel Assoc. of Baseball

Israel Baseball Rules of Scoring

THE RULES OF SCORING  2020  OFFICIAL BASEBALL RULES WITH CHANGES FROM LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL’S “WHAT’S THE SCORE” PUBLICATION  INTRODUCTION  These “Rules of Scoring” are for the use of those managers and coaches who want to score a Juvenile or Minor League game or wish to know how to correctly score a play or a time…

ISRAEL ASSOCIATION OF BASEBALL MINOR LEAGUE REGULATIONS  AND PLAYING RULES 

ISRAEL ASSOCIATION OF BASEBALL  MINOR LEAGUE REGULATIONS  AND PLAYING RULES  (IAB RULE 11)  PREFACE  With amendments, the Minor League follows the 2009 Playing Rules published by Little League Baseball, Incorporated. Booklets containing these Playing Rules may be obtained from the IAB upon request or may be purchased from Little League Baseball.  The Minor League Playing…

ISRAEL ASSOCIATION OF BASEBALL JUVENILE LEAGUE REGULATIONS AND PLAYING RULES

ISRAEL ASSOCIATION OF BASEBALL JUVENILE LEAGUE REGULATIONS AND PLAYING RULES (IAB RULE 12) PREFACE With amendments, the Juvenile League follows the 2014 Playing Rules published by Little League Baseball, Incorporated. Rulebooks containing these Playing Rules may be obtained from the IAB upon request or may be purchased from Little League Baseball. The Minor League Playing…

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