Equipment

Advertisement
Expert Analysis

Fielders Throwing Equipment at Ball In Play

Topics: Equipment

This video helps you understand the rules, and subsequently the penalties of a fielder throwing their equipment attempting to stop a ball in play. This covers examples of a pitcher and second baseman who threw their glove at the ball in a MLB game, and a catcher who stopped a ball with his catchers mask….

Expert Analysis

Players Use Detached Equipment to Make Plays

Topics: Equipment

Pitchers Throw Glove Play No. 1 On June 29th the Red Sox and Blue Jays played in Toronto. Boston’s Franchy Cordero led off the top of the third inning facing Alek Manoah. With the infield shifted toward second, the third base area was vacant. Cordero laid down a bunt in the direction of third base….

Expert Analysis

Detached Equipment Rule

Topics: Equipment, Expert Analysis, Interference
This is a video post.
Expert Analysis

Pitch Lands in Umpire’s Pocket

Topics: Equipment, Lodged Ball, Umpire, Umpire Interference
This is a video post.
Expert Analysis

CHEAP STEAL OR A FREE BASE? 

Topics: Base Awards, Equipment, Lodged Ball, Placing Runners, Umpire

By Brady Hood In 1948, Kansas City outfielder Leon Culberson ran to second when a pitch missed the catchers mitt and got lodged in home plate umpire Harry King’s mask. Ultimately the umpires got together and ruled that the ball was still in play and Culberson was credited with a stolen base. So what would…

Expert Analysis

Red Sox Catcher Nabbed on Detached Equipment Rule

Topics: Catcher, Equipment, Official Baseball Rules, Placing Runners, Rule of the Week, Video - Fielder
This is a video post.
Expert Analysis

Fielder Throws Glove at Batted Ball

Topics: Equipment, Official Baseball Rules, Placing Runners, Rule of the Week, Video - Fielder
This is a video post.
Expert Analysis

Thrown Ball Detached Equipment Rule

Topics: Equipment, Official Baseball Rules, Placing Runners, Video - Fielder
This is a video post.
Expert Analysis

Be Careful Where You Drop the Bat

Topics: Batted Ball, Batter, Batter Interference, Equipment, Interference, Rule of the Week, Video - Batter
This is a video post.
Expert Analysis

Oops! MLB Umpire Catches Wild Pitch

Topics: Catcher, Definitions, Equipment, Interference, Latest News, Lodged Ball, Placing Runners, Placing Runners, Umpire, Umpire Interference, Uncategorized

In the July 27, 2018 Jays-White Sox game in Chicago, top of the fifth inning, Curtis Granderson was batting for the Jays with Russell Martin on third, Randal Grichuk on second, and Devon Travis on first with one out.  Sox pitcher Thyago Vieira unleashed a wild one. The ball bounced in the dirt and was…

  • 1
  • 2

Don't strike out!

Become a part of the largest baseball rules community in the world!

Get free access to baseball forums, rules analysis and exclusive email content from current and former Major League Baseball players and umpires.