Lineup Snafu Mets Bat Out of Turn
Topics: Batting Out of Order, Official Baseball Rules, Rule of the Week, Video - BatterThis is a video post.
Double Switch Delirium Reds Send Wrong Players into the Field
Topics: Batting Out of Order, Latest News, Manager, Substitutions, Umpire, Uncategorized
Someone once said, “Patience is the mother of all virtues.” That certainly holds true in the baseball sense. Every major league and minor league manager and bench coach needs to show patience in certain situations to maximize the benefits of the rule book. As we saw last week, Reds’ interim manager Jim Riggleman showed his…
Lineup Snafu, Mets Bat Out of Order
Topics: Batting Out of Order, Expert Analysis, Latest News, Manager, Umpire
Confusion reigned in the first inning yesterday, May 9, 2018, at Great American Ball Park, where the Mets batted out of order in their game against the Reds. Before we look at what happened, a fundamental point of the rule is, when a batter bats out of order and it’s appealed, the batter who failed to bat…