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Javier Baez – Sneaky Single or Out of Baseline?

The Cubs and Dodgers played at Wrigley on Tuesday, April 29, 2019, when an interesting “out of the baseline” controversy developed. In the bottom of the second, Javy Baez was batting with an 0-2 count and one out when he tapped a soft ground ball to Dodgers’ first baseman, David Freese. It looked like an […]

Insider Report

Q&A: Fielder Using First Baseman’s Mitt

Q. The left fielder catches a fly ball for an out, but before the next pitch or attempted play the coach of the offensive team sees that the left fielder is using a first basemen’s glove. Is there any penalty? A. Not really. To begin with, the first baseman may wear a fielder’s glove, but […]