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The Various Layers of the Infield Fly Rule

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The Rockies and Dodgers played at Dodger Stadium on August 13, 2023. In the bottom of the second inning, the Dodgers had the bases loaded and one out when Miguel Rojas, facing Kyle Freeland, hit a routine pop fly to Brendan Rodgers. The umpires invoked the Infield Fly Rule. The Rockies’ second baseman was blinded…

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Interference? Obstruction? Infield Fly? You Be the Umpire

Topics: Infield Fly, Runner Interference

The Dodgers hosted the Marlins on Aug. 26, 2012. In the bottom of the seventh, the Dodgers had Adrian Gonzalez on second base and Andre Ethier on first with one out when Luis Cruz hit a soft fly between home and first. Marlins’ catcher Rob Brantly made an attempt to catch the ball but missed….

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