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…
This Ground Ball To The Pitcher was Ruled a Hit! The Rulebook Allowed It…
Topics: Official Scorer, Uncategorized
Trea Turner of the Nationals came to the plate in the bottom of the seventh inning on May 2, 2021, when the Nats hosted the Marlins. After fouling off several pitches, Marlins pitcher, Zach Pop induced a slow comebacker which looked like an easy out to end the inning. However, after Pop fielded the ball…
Official Scorer (Elias Sports) Rules this a Four Base Error…How the Official Scorer Decides on Balls Deflected over the Fence
Topics: Baseball Myths, Official ScorerThis is a video post.