Runners

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The Final Question: Brennaman (Marty vs Thom) Broadcaster Rules Challenge

Topics: Hit By Pitch, Runners
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That Time Jean Segura Stole 1B, Really!

Topics: Base, Runners, Uncategorized

Segura Almost Steals Second Base Twice in the Same Inning Before you read the report below, I would suggest you watch it first. After viewing the play, read the report and watch the video again. There’s much to digest here. The full MLB Youtube Video here: https://youtu.be/HZM1JcJwo9E The Play Can a runner steal the same…

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Hidden Ball Trick by Rich Marazzi

Topics: Runners, Uncategorized

 The Hidden Ball Trick in baseball has been around as long as peanuts, popcorn and Cracker Jack. Many runners have been caught napping over the years by clever thinking infielders who have used a variety of tactics to execute the ancient ruse.  Former shortstop Gene “Stick” Michael was one of the great hidden ball tricksters…

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Fall Classic Runner’s Lane Violation

Topics: Batter Runner, Runner Interference, Runners
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Can a Fielder Block a Base?

Topics: Base, Definitions, Obstruction, Runners

In the July 24 Blue Jays-Mariners game in Seattle, Jays catcher Dioner Navarro picked off Brad Miller at third base. There was some question whether or not Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson obstructed the runner’s path to the base. If you view the play, you will notice that Donaldson blocked the base with his knee…

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How To Legally Confuse the Defense

Topics: Official Baseball Rules, Rule of the Week, Runners, Video - Runner
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Franco Misses Home, Called Safe Anyway

Topics: Dugout, Rule of the Week, Runners, Umpire Manual Rules, Video - Runner
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Best (Legal) Way to Break Up Double Play

Topics: Interference, Official Baseball Rules, Rule of the Week, Runner Interference, Runners, Video - Runner
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Runner Physically Assists Runner

Topics: Batter Runner, Coach, Official Baseball Rules, Placing Runners, Runners, Runners Passing Runners, Video - Runner
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Runner Advances on Infield Fly

Topics: Infield Fly, Official Baseball Rules, Placing Runners, Rule of the Week, Runners, Video - Runner
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