backswing interference

RulesMLB Umpire Manual


Rules 5.05(b)(3), 5.06(b)(3)(D), 6.01(g): Under Official Baseball Rule 5.05(b)(3), if catcher’s interference is called with a play in progress, the umpire will allow the play to continue because the manager may elect to take the play—unless the batter reaches first base and all other runners advance one base, in which event the play stands and…

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