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Insider Report

Assistance from the Dugout

Illegal Assistance from a Coach in the Dugout Coaches and players sitting in the dugout need to be aware of their rights and restrictions when assisting a player who catches and carries a ball into the dugout or an area near the dugout. To prevent a fielder from falling, any player or coach sitting in […]

Official Rules of Major League Baseball

4.02 (2.00) Field Manager

4.02 (2.00) Field Manager (a) The club shall designate the manager to the League President or the umpire-in-chief not less than thirty minutes before the scheduled starting time of the game. (b) The manager may advise the umpire-in-chief that he has delegated specific duties prescribed by the rules to a player or coach, and any action of such designated […]