Official Rules of Major League Baseball

9.05 Base Hits

9.05 Base Hits A base hit is a statistic credited to a batter when such batter reaches base safely, as set forth in this Rule 9.05 (Rule 10.05). (a) The official scorer shall credit a batter with a base hit when: (1)  the batter reaches first base (or any succeeding base) safely on a fair […]

Insider Report

Baserunners Struck by Batted Ball

On a day America set its eyes on the Kentucky Derby, Major League Baseball provided its own long shot when three baserunners were called out because they were struck by a batted ball. Two of the runners, Taylor Featherston and Jordan Pacheco, incredibly made the last out of the game. Andrelton Simmons (Braves) completed the […]