Runner Touched by Batted Ball While Standing on a Base
Is a base a safe-haven for a runner? Every baseball player knows that with fewer than two outs, a runner must return to the base to be safe from being doubled up. But what happens when a runner is touched by a batted ball while standing on a base? Most people think the base is a safe zone for the runner. This video with Chris Welsh and MLB Umpire, Ted Barrett, explains away the myth.