runner deflects batted ball

RulesMLB Umpire Manual


Rule 6.01(a)(2): Official Baseball Rule 6.01(a)(2) provides that the batter or runner is out for interference if he intentionally “deflects the course of a foul ball in any manner.” While picking up a foul ball or otherwise touching it may not, by such act itself, actually deflect the course of the ball, an umpire may…

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