pitcher picks off to empty base


Rule 6.02(a)(4): Official Baseball Rule 6.02(a)(4) provides that the pitcher be charged with a balk if, while in contact with the pitcher’s plate, he throws to an unoccupied base except for the purpose of making a play.     EXAMPLES: (1) Runners on first and second, pitcher in set position. Runner breaks for third base…

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