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MLB Umpire Manual

Topics: Umpire, Umpire Manual Rules

Reference(s) Topic Page 1. 3.03…………………………Jackets………………………………………………………………….1 2. 3.04…………………………Catcher’s Mitt ……………………………………………………….1 3. 3.04,3.05,3.06 ……………..Procedures for Measuring Fielding Gloves ………………1 4. 3.05…………………………First Baseman’s Mitt……………………………………………..1 5. 4.03…………………………Lineup Cards ………………………………………………………..2 6. 5.01(b),5.06(c)(7), 5.06(c)(7) Comment……….Ball Going Into Player’s Uniform ……………………………2 7. 5.02…………………………First Baseman Playing in Foul Territory…………………2 8. 5.04(b)(5),6.03(a)(1)……….Batter’s Position in Batter’s Box……………………………..3 9. 5.05(a) ……………………..Fly Ball Striking Top of Outfield…

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JACKETS Rule 3.03:

Topics: Umpire Manual Rules

A pitcher may wear a jacket while a base runner. A pitcher may not wear a jacket while batting. No other player is permitted to wear a jacket while a base runner, a batter, a defensive player or a coach on the baselines. If worn, the jacket must be buttoned and is not permitted to…

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CATCHER’S MITT Rule 3.04

Topics: Umpire Manual Rules

The catcher may not substitute a fielder’s glove or a first baseman’s mitt for a catcher’s mitt during the progress of the game or on any individual play. The catcher may use a catcher’s mitt with a vinyl fluorescent piece attached.

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Can a Batter Carry Bat Around the Bases?

Topics: Baseball Myths, Batter Runner, Runner Interference
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MLB 2020 Rule Changes – Three Batter Minimum

Topics: Batter, Rules Changes
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MLB 2020 Rule Changes Extra Inning Rule

Topics: Rules Changes
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How To Score Extra Innings – Official Scorer’s Advice

Topics: Keeping Score, Rules Changes
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“That’s a Force!” Is Yadier Molina the Smartest Player on the Field?

Topics: Base, Catcher, double play, Fielding, force out, tag attempt, Umpire Manual Rules
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Christian Yelich Called Out After Overrunning 1B

Topics: Batter Runner, Rules Controversy, Runners, Uncategorized
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When a Batter Attempts to Induce a Balk

Topics: Balk, Batter's Box, Expert Analysis

It doesn’t happen often in baseball, but there have been occurrences where a batter is trying to create a balk by stepping out of the batters box while the pitcher is throwing a pitch. Major League Umpire, Ted Barrett, and Chris Welsh discuss the correct ruling on this play in a simple and easy to…

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