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Academy Courses

Penalty for Balk

When a balk is called, the ball stays alive and in play with the idea that the offense should have its opportunity to exploit the pitch. If a balk is followed by a pitch, the umpire allows the pitch and resulting play by pointing to the pitcher and calling “That’s a balk,” and then getting […]

Official Rules of Little League-Level Baseball

7.08 Runner Out

Any runner is out when – (a) (1) running more than three feet away from his/ her baseline to avoid being tagged, unless such action is to avoid interference with a fielder fielding a batted ball. A runner’s baseline is established when the tag attempt occurs and is a straight line from the runner to […]

Official Rules of Little League-Level Baseball

7.05 Advancing

Each runner including the batter-runner may, without liability to be put out, advance – (a) to home base scoring a run, if a fair ball goes out of the playing field in flight and the runner touches all bases legally; or if a fair ball which, in the umpire’s judgment, would have gone out of […]