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Obstruction? Interference? Nothing? You make the call!

Topics: Baseline, Batted Ball, Deflected Ball, Fielding, Interference, Obstruction, Official Baseball Rules, Placing Runners, Runner Interference, Umpire Manual Rules, Video - Fielder, Video - Runner
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How Rex Hudler (as a Rookie) Once Fooled a Veteran Umpire into a HBP

Topics: Video - Broadcaster Rules Challenge
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Obstruction! If you don’t have the ball, get out of the way!

Topics: Base Awards, Baseline, Obstruction, Placing Runners, Video - Fielder, Video - Runner
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Orioles Jackson Upends Yankees 2B Wade Legal Slide?

Topics: Fielding, Interference, Official Baseball Rules, Replay Review, Runner Interference, Runners, Video - Runner
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AAA Bases are Larger and Closer in 2021

Topics: Base, Baseline, Definitions, Rules Changes

In an effort to reduce injuries and add offense to the game, MLB has changed the bases in the minor leagues at AAA level. The new bases are flatter (by 1 1/2 inches) and larger (by 3 inches) than the existing bases.   The baseline from home to 1B is measured from the back tip…

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The Contentious Life of the Ghost Runner: Controversial Extra-Innings Rule Back for 2022

Topics: Latest News, Official Baseball Rules, Rules Changes

Sixty-five years ago this week, the defending World Champion New York Yankees beat the Washington Senators 2-1 on an Opening Day walk-off hit. The hero that day was third baseman Andy Carey, who came up with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth and fouled off six pitches before hitting a single to…

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What Happens After a Runner Misses Home Plate?

Topics: Uncategorized

What happens and what is allowed after a runner misses home plate? What is the umpires reaction when this happens? What happens if the defense does not notice? What happens if the runner represented the winning run of the game? Major League Umpire, Ted Barrett, and Chris Welsh breakdown these situations and explain this correct…

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2023 MLB Rule Changes Reference Guide

Topics: Rules Changes

MLB 2023 Rule Change Reference Sheet

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MLB 2023 Pitch Timer Procedures

Topics: Pitch Timer, Rules Changes, Uncategorized

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2023 MLB Replay Review Pocket Card

Topics: Replay Review, Rules Changes

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