Obstruction! If you don’t have the ball, get out of the way!
Runner Who Passes 2B Properly Re-Touches the Base on His Way Back to 1B. Safe on Appeal.
On a Base on Balls the Batter Runner is Awarded 1B, Not Beyond 1B
Runner Steals Home but it Hit by Pitch! Answer!
Ted Barrett and Chris Welsh Discuss the Detached Equipment Rule
Outfielder’s Throw is Deflected into Dead Ball Territory
Whenever a thrown, pitched, or batted ball is deflected into dead ball territory, umpires must be able to make the proper base award and coaches should be able to determine if the base award was proper. This can impact the outcome of a game. Thrown Ball Deflected into Dead Ball Territory Take what occurred when…
Base Award Chart – Balls Deflected Out of Play
Base Award Chart – Thrown Ball
Deflected Balls Go Into Dead Ball Territory
Deflected Balls That Go into Dead Ball Territory: Part I This is the first of a three-part series involving rules that relate to pitched, thrown and batted balls that are deflected into dead ball territory or remain in play. In this edition, I’ll cover deflections that go into dead ball territory on throws from the…
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…