December 12, 2019

College Batter Strikes Out on Hit By Pitch

College baseball rules require that the batter make an attempt to avoid being hit by a pitch unless the pitch is in the batter's box. This video shows a pitch hit the batter (not in the strike zone) and the umpire calls strike three! Learn the college rule here and why the umpire made the right call.

Don't strike out!

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