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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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How a Smart Manager Could Earn a Run by Understanding Catcher’s Interference

Topics: Batted Ball, Catcher Interference, Expert Analysis, Interference, Manager

What exactly is catcher’s interference? What happens after catcher’s interference occurs…..is that ball dead? What happen if the ball is put in play? What if there is a sacrifice fly? Major League Umpire, Ted Barrett, and Chris Welsh define catcher’s interference and explain how a smart manager could earn an extra run if they understand…

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How a Batter Can Be Called Out For Touching a Foul Ball

Topics: Batter Interference, Batter Runner, Foul Territory, Interference
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Hitter Leaving the Batter’s Box

Topics: Batter's Box, Expert Analysis

Major League Baseball has really attempted to speed up the game. One of the ways of doing that is keeping hitters in the batters box. Major League Umpire, Ted Barrett, and Chris Welsh go through some of the delay tactics that hitters will use to get out of the box and explain what the umpire…

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Passed Ball or Wild Pitch?

Topics: Baseball Instruction

This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh. He explains the difference between a passed ball and wild pitch in the scorebook.

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Aplicación de Obstrucciones en Todas Las Bases en 2024

Topics: Base Awards, Obstruction, Placing Runners, Runners, Spanish Rules Runners, Spanish Translated Videos
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How Rex Hudler (as a Rookie) Once Fooled a Veteran Umpire into a HBP

Topics: Broadcaster Rules Challenge

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