December 12, 2019

Best (Legal) Way to Break Up Double Play

Recent restrictive sliding rules prevent dangerous slides like roll blocks and sweep slides. So, if a runner wants to legally disrupt an infielder making a throw after a play at the base (usually 2b), the pop-up slide is the way to go. It has many benefits. It is safer for the runner and the fielder and it rarely deemed illegal (interference).

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