Deflected Balls that Remain in Play (Part 3)
Topics: Base Awards, Deflected Ball, Obstruction, Runner Interference, Runners, Uncategorized
Deflected Batted Ball Strikes the Runner Deflections make for knotty problems since they usually lead to right of way arguments. Whenever a batted ball is deflected off the pitcher or another infielder into the path of the runner, one of three things can happen: The ball can remain alive and in play The runner can…
Rule of the Week: Safe or Out?
Topics: Blog, Fielding, Runners
Ouch! Runner Struck by Batted Ball While Standing on Base You can trip up some smart baseball people with this basic rule about baserunning. Most people believe that if a runner is standing on a base that belongs to him, he is safe from being put out. Not so. A base is not a safe…