Lodged Ball Overturned by Replay
The A’s hosted the Rangers on July 22nd. In the bottom of the second, the A’s had Sky Bolt on second base and Tony Kemp on first with one out when Vimael Machin hit a drive to right field. The ball got stuck under the wall, but Rangers’ right fielder Elier Hernandez played the ball….
Marlins Brewers Pitched Ball Lodged in Padding, Runner Awarded 1B
The Marlins hosted the Brewers on May 15th. In the bottom of the eighth, Brian Anderson was batting with two outs and facing Aaron Ashby. He struck out and the ball got by catcher Omar Narváez. The Brewers’ catcher retrieved the ball that was under the padding near the backstop. He appeared to have no…
Pitch Lands in Umpire’s Pocket
Byron Buxton Lodged Ball Stops Beneath Padded Wall in Outfield…Double? Home Run? Reviewable?
CHEAP STEAL OR A FREE BASE?
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…
Ball gets lodged in outfield wall. What happens now?
Lodged Baseballs Per rule 5.05 (a) (7), a ball is considered lodged if, in the judgment of the umpire, the natural trajectory of the flight of the ball is interrupted long enough to affect further play. A batted ball that sticks in a fence, scoreboard, shrubbery or vines located on the playing field should be…
What Happens When a Pitch is lodged in the Equipment of the Umpire or Catcher
Pitched Lodged in Umpire’s Equipment
Oops! MLB Umpire Catches Wild Pitch
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…