Base Awards

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Obstruction! If you don’t have the ball, get out of the way!

Topics: Base Awards, Baseline, Obstruction, Placing Runners, Video - Fielder, Video - Runner
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It is Obstruction on the Pitcher?

Topics: Base Awards, Batter Runner, Fielding, Obstruction, Pitcher, Placing Runners
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Ted Barrett and Chris Welsh Discuss Obstruction on a Batter/Runner Before He Reaches 1B

Topics: Base Awards, Batter Runner, Obstruction, Pitcher, Video - Fielder, Video - Pitcher, Video - Runner
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Runner Steals Home but it Hit by Pitch! Answer!

Topics: Base Awards, Expert Analysis, Placing Runners, Video - Runner
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Runner Steals Home but it Hit by Pitch!

Topics: Base Awards, Runners, Video - Runner
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Outfielder Throws His Glove at a Batted Ball

Topics: Base Awards, Fielding, Placing Runners, Video - Fielder
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Detached Equipment Rule: C atcher Uses His Facemask to Scoop Batted Ball

Topics: Base Awards, Batted Ball
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Umpire Calls “Time” While Runner Sprints Toward Home

Topics: Base Awards, Placing Runners, Umpire, Uncategorized

Umpires are allowed to call “Time” under many conditions. But when should an umpire be prohibited from calling “Time?” The top of the ninth inning of the Yankees-Dodgers game at Dodger Stadium on Saturday turned into one of the most bizarre half innings of the season as multiple rules surfaced on the same play. When…

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Outfielder’s Throw is Deflected into Dead Ball Territory

Topics: Base Awards, Dead Ball Area, Deflected Ball, Placing Runners, Runners, Uncategorized

Whenever a thrown, pitched, or batted ball is deflected into dead ball territory, umpires must be able to make the proper base award and coaches should be able to determine if the base award was proper. This can impact the outcome of a game. Thrown Ball Deflected into Dead Ball Territory Take what occurred when…

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When a ball off the wall is really a home run.

Topics: Base Awards, Batted Ball, Batter, Placing Runners, Replay Review, Uncategorized

Play #1 After review, Kipnis’ Home Run becomes a triple The Tigers and Indians played in Cleveland on Friday, June 21, 2019. In the bottom of the eighth, the Indians had a runner on first base and no outs when Jason Kipnis hit a ball that was originally ruled a home run by second base…

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