Batter’s Box

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Hitter Leaving the Batter’s Box

Topics: Batter's Box, Expert Analysis

Major League Baseball has really attempted to speed up the game. One of the ways of doing that is keeping hitters in the batters box. Major League Umpire, Ted Barrett, and Chris Welsh go through some of the delay tactics that hitters will use to get out of the box and explain what the umpire…

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What happens if a player walks up to the batters box unannounced?

Topics: Batter's Box, Coach, Dugout, Expert Analysis, Manager, Official Baseball Rules, Official Scorer, Rules Controversy

We have all seen pinch hitters enter the game where the standard protocol is followed: the manager comes out of the dugout and points out to the umpire that he has a new hitter entering the game, and the umpire points to the press box officially entering the player into the game. What happens if…

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When a Batter Attempts to Induce a Balk

Topics: Balk, Batter's Box, Expert Analysis

It doesn’t happen often in baseball, but there have been occurrences where a batter is trying to create a balk by stepping out of the batters box while the pitcher is throwing a pitch. Major League Umpire, Ted Barrett, and Chris Welsh discuss the correct ruling on this play in a simple and easy to…

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Batter’s Box Rules

Topics: Batter's Box, Uncategorized
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Expert Analysis

When a Runner Attempts to Steal Home

Topics: Balk, Batter's Box, Catcher, Catcher Interference, Famous Plays, Interference, Pitcher, Runners
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Expert Analysis

Backswing Interference High School Rules (NFHS)

Topics: Batter, Batter Interference, Batter's Box, Interference, NFHS
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Expert Analysis

When Can a Batter Leave the Box?

Topics: Batter, Batter's Box, Official Baseball Rules, Rule of the Week, Umpire, Video - Batter
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Expert Analysis

College Batter Strikes Out on Hit By Pitch

Topics: Batter, Batter's Box, Hit By Pitch, NCAA, Video - Batter
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Expert Analysis

Batter Never Swings but Pitch Hits Bat and then Touches Him in the Batter’s Box

Topics: Batted Ball, Batter's Box, Video - Batter
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Batter Never Swings but Pitch Hits Bat and Rolls into Fair Territory

Topics: Batted Ball, Batter's Box, Fair Territory, Video - Batter
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